DAVID L. ROSE, CFA
David L. Rose is a Founding Partner at Thales Water Advisors. David is the founder of H2O Insights a strategy & finance consultancy, where he has provided corporate, M&A, go-to-market, and investment strategy to corporations, PE firms and growth capital firms interested in the water sector.
David has been a leading expert on water investing for nearly a decade, and spent over 15 years as a senior equities analyst for investment banks including Jefferies & Company, and most recently Wedbush Securities. He was ranked as one of the top analysts by The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times/Starmine for stock selection, and has appeared and been frequently quoted in the media, including: CNBC, BNN, The Wall
Street Journal, Barron’s, Forbes, and Global Water Intelligence. He is also a periodic panelist at
the World Water Tech Innovation Summits in North America and London.
Additionally, David spent seven years in Latin America where he oversaw a restaurant operator and developer and an operations consultancy practice, before dedicating the next decade providing insightful research
to institutional investors on water investing. David received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California, Riverside, and is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter holder.