David Jana leads Moonvalley Capital after 26 years of banking and corporate experience at top financial and non-financial companies operating in Latin America. Up to July 2014, David Jana was the Country Executive of the Southern Cone Countries – Latin America for Bank of America Merrill Lynch (“BAML”).

From 1988 to 1992

From 1988 to 1992 David Jana held several positions at The Chase Manhattan Bank at the investment banking, capital markets and the treasury group.

From 1993 to 2002

Before ENAP and Calyon, from 1993 to 2002, David Jana held several senior positions at BankBoston N.A., first in Santiago as Head of Corporate Finance, then in Boston, USA, as Head of Investment Banking for several countries in Latin America and last in Sao Paulo where he was Director of Corporate Finance being deeply involved in financing and advising throughout Brasil’s privatization process.

From 2003 to 2010

Prior to being with BAML, from 2003 to 2010 David Jana was the Chief Financial Officer of Empresa Nacional del Petroleo – ENAP, Chile’s Oil&Gas company and the Senior Country Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Calyon in Brazil, the investment banking arm of the Credit Agricole Group.

In addition to his executive experience, David Jana has a wide experience serving and advising Boards. He is a Latam senior advisor for Industry Funds Management (IFM) Australia, one of the world’s largest infrastructure asset manager. He is also a board member of Pacific Hydro Ltd. an energy renewables company based in Australia, fully owned by State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC), a Chinese corporation. David is also a board member of Tinguiririca Energia, a Chilean hydro power company, a JV between Pacific Hydro and Statkraft from Norway. In addition, David is member of the board of Fenix Power, a Peruvian thermoelectric power plant.

Prior, he has been Board Member of Empresas de Correos de Chile, Enap Refinerias, Enap Sipetrol, Sonacol, Norgas and Fama Private Equity, a Brazilian private equity firm.

David Jana holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile.