David has worked in senior leadership roles in the private, public and voluntary sectors. David qualified as an accountant with Price Waterhouse leading the audits and internal control reviews of large businesses before developing a career in corporate finance. David was then asked by the National Audit Office to use his commercial experience to help the NAO establish a team to examine government infrastructure projects procured under the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). David was the Director of the NAO PFI team 2004-13 working closely with Parliament's Public Accounts Committee and reporting on a number of NHS hospital projects.
David now divides his time between advice, support and training to the government and voluntary sectors. David is also a qualified mediator and works with groups to improve their business relationships. David was Chair of the National Youth Agency 2013-15.
David was appointed in June 2017 to be the Lay Member of the CCG Governing Body with responsibility for finance and performance.