David Fry

Desautels Global Expert; CEO and Co-Founder, Paays Financial Technologies Inc.
David Fry



David is the CEO and Co-Founder of Paays, which provides eCommerce Financing solutions for the new generation of digital shoppers. Previously, David co-founded Lawrence Park Capital Partners, a Toronto-based credit Hedge Fund in 2011, acting as the firm’s Chief Executive Officer, Chief Risk Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and as a registered Portfolio Manager.  Previous to this, David was Head of Global Markets for Deutsche Bank Canada from 2007-2010. In this role, David was responsible for all global markets trading and client businesses operating in Canada, also serving on the board of Deutsche Bank Securities Ltd., The Global Markets Americas Management Committee, and was Vice-Chair, DB Commodities Canada. With half of his career spent in London and New York for TD Securities and ABN Amro, David’s 21-year background in markets includes managing director roles in trading, syndicate, origination/structuring and sales. David has a BA in Administrative and Commercial Studies from UWO, an MBA from McGill University and earned his CFA charter in 1996.

Specialization by geographical area: 
Desautels Global Experts
Investment Management
Technology & Innovation


For more information about our Desautels Global Experts, please contact:

lynn.mark [at] mcgill.ca (Lynn Mark)
Manager, Alumni Programs

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