Co-opted Director & Chair of the Management Board
David was appointed a Director of the Trustee Board and Chair of the newly formed Management Board in October 2016. He had served on the Board’s Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee as a co-optee member since 2014 and was a member of the Board Governance Working Group.
David qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985 with Coopers & Lybrand in Edinburgh. He spent a further 9 years with that firm servicing a wide variety of businesses in the UK, Canada and the US.
In 1994 he moved into industry where he took on Finance Director and Managing Director roles. One of his key responsibilities in these roles was the management of occupational DB & DC pension schemes.
Since 2009 he has been providing business strategy, governance and other management consulting services to a wide variety of businesses in the financial services, manufacturing, retail, childcare and social housing sectors.
David holds a number of other Non-Executive Chair, Director and Committee positions with other organisations.