David Herr is a managing director in the Philadelphia office and part of the Valuation Services Advisory business unit, for which he is the global leader of the Energy and Mining industry group. He is also the Duff & Phelps Philadelphia city leader. David has been with the business for over twenty years, starting with the Valuation Services Group within Coopers & Lybrand LLP.

David has extensive energy experience focused on fossil and renewable power as well as electric and water utilities.  David also has substantial experience in the chemicals and metals sectors over the past two decades. David has extensive experience in advising and assisting clients with application of ASC 820, Fair Value Measurements and Disclosures, ASC 805, Business Combinations and ASC 350, Intangibles-Goodwill and Other. Additionally, David has experience assisting global companies with preparation of purchase accounting pursuant to IFRS 3R, Business Combinations. David has substantial experience performing both single-entity tax valuations and complex multi-tier entity rollups for energy, mining and other industrial products companies.

David has instructed numerous internal courses on topics, such as valuation theory and fair value accounting and participated in an intensive training program in decision analysis, simulation and real option valuation. Additionally, David has been a speaker at numerous industry conferences, including Platt’s Global Power Markets conference and Infocast’s Solar Power Finance & Investment Summit.
 
David received his B.S. in finance from Villanova University, where he graduated first in his class. David is a CFA charterholder and is FINRA Series 79 and 63 certified.  Prior to his valuation career, David was a pitcher in the Montreal Expos organization

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