David Werdiger

Chairs in Melbourne

Biography

David Werdiger is the Director of Nathanson Pearson in Melbourne, an established provider of practical and appropriate solutions specifically designed for high-net-worth families. As a published best-selling author of Transition, David has assisted many HNW families navigate the complexities of succession planning, intergenerational wealth transition and family governance.

David’s 30+ years as a tech entrepreneur as a second-generation family member, together with a confidential and empathetic relational approach to family related business challenges, has enabled him to facilitate unique solutions for clients by tapping into his personal knowledge and strategic thinking.

David is also an Adjunct Professor (family governance, entrepreneurship) and regular speaker at HNW global conferences and events. He succinctly presents case studies and distils complex issues.

Married with five children David is deeply engaged with his local community supporting numerous non-profits. He’s writing his second book – highlighting the challenges of the modern always-connected digital world and passionate about sport – particularly AFL, cricket and NFL.

Career Highlights

Pivoting in my mid-40s and reshaping my professional life.

Why Coraggio?

Most of my business ventures have been around helping others, so accepting the role of a Coraggio chair seemed an obvious next step. I have found Coraggio’s boards to be very supportive environments assisting all members strive to be their best.