David Woods is Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Rasmala Holdings Limited in the United Arab Emirates. He joined Rasmala in 2009 after nearly 20 years with the ABN AMRO Group, most recently as COO and CFO for the Middle East. He held a number of management roles with ABN AMRO, including CEO for the Nordic region, Head of Japan, Head of Ecommerce for Global Markets and COO Global Equities. After leaving ABN AMRO, David spent a time outside banking with one of the Dubai Holding operating companies as COO and CFO. David is a graduate of Harvard University.