As the founder and Managing Partner of XPV, David Henderson is a thought leader and sought-after advisor, speaker, and expert contributor in the area of water innovation, policy and investing. In addition to leading the firm, David uses his industry network and knowledge to invest in and rapidly scale water-related companies.
Prior to starting XPV, David was Vice President with the private merchant bank Kinghaven Capital Corporation (now VRG Capital). He was responsible for executing direct investments in a broad range of industries, M&A transactions, and corporate development value adding work for portfolio companies.
David attended Ryerson University’s School of Business, specialising in the Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development programme. He is a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award, the Ontario Premier’s Award of Excellence and Enactus Global Champion and Alumni of the Year Award. He is a member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO).
David lives with his wife Heidi and two daughters, Isabella and Sophia. He is an avid golfer and, like any passionate Canadian, loves the game of hockey.