David Green went straight from school to work for one of the oldest merchant banks in the City of London. His career progressed quickly and he went on to work for other substantial financial organisations in asset finance and Eurobond trading. He started his own finance house at the age of 23 and built a niche company until it was sold. David retired in 2006 when he was 42 and now lives in Guernsey in the Channel Islands. He practises Kriya Yoga and has been meditating for twenty years and is involved with charity work in India.