Success in the business world is never easy, but investment advisor and banker David Osio believes in the power of giving back. For over twenty years, Osio has been a committed philanthropist, supporting organizations and projects in culture, the arts, and health care. In addition, the entrepreneur is a longtime supporter of the Miami Symphony Orchestra, having served on the board of the organization for years. He also supports the Children’s Orthopedic Foundation and their charity events.
He has also provided financial support to a number of other non-profits, such as the Wayuu Taya Foundation, an NGO which has been devoted to improving the lives of indigenous peoples in Latin America for years. He is also a proud supporter of the UMA Foundation, which seeks to foster inter-cultural understanding through music. Also dear to Osio’s heart is the FUNDANA Foundation, a Venezuelan organization of childcare and child welfare professions who work to protect children from abuse.
Osio has also been an avid supporter of the Saludarte Foundation of Art, based in Miami, Florida. Saludarte’s aim is to create positive social change through artistic expression. Its mission is to sponsor public performances, art exhibitions, and classroom programs that emphasize the transformational power of art and culture.
David Osio has long believed that the private sector has a responsibility to make society better through philanthropy. The founder and CEO of Davos Financial Group, an international group of companies that advise individuals and firms on complex investments, Osio has worked in international finance since 1993. Osio graduated with a law degree from Andres Bello Catholic University in Caracas, Venezuela, and practiced law for several years before becoming vice president of commercial banking for Banco Latino International. He also holds a graduate degree from the Institute of Higher Administration Studies (IESA) in Caracas. His firm, with offices in Geneva, Lisbon, New York, Miami and Panama City, specializes in bespoke and confidential service.