David Campbell Mulford (born June 1937) was the United States Ambassador to India from January 23, 2004 to February 2009. He is currently Vice-Chairman International of Credit Suisse.
Mulford was born in Rockford, Illinois. He earned his bachelor's degree from Lawrence University in 1959, his master's degree from Boston University in 1962 and his D.Phil. from Oxford University in 1965.
Prior to becoming Ambassador to India, Mulford was Chairman International and Member of the Executive Board for Credit Suisse First Boston in London, England, where he earlier held the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (Europe). From 1984 to 1992, he served as Assistant Secretary for International Affairs and, eventually, as Under Secretary for International Affairs for the Department of the Treasury.
From 1974 to 1984, Ambassador Mulford was also Managing Director and head of International Finance at White, Weld & Co., Inc., and a senior investment advisor to the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency. From 1970 to 1974, he was head of White Weld International Finance Group in New York and was with White Weld's international investment banking in New York and London from 1966 to 1974. He was a White House fellow in 1965 and 1966 and served as a special assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury.
Timothy Geithner served as a special assistant to Mulford at the Treasury during the administration of George H.W. Bush.
Mulford is married and has two children.
In 2012, an Argentinean federal judge (Marcelo Martínez de Giorgi) put an international arrest order against Mulford due to his avoidance of testifying in a trial for fraud to the Argentine state.