David was, until 31 March 2011, the Finance Director of Viridor having previously been Financial Controller of the Pennon Group PLC. He joined Pennon in 1991 as Group Auditor.
Prior to that he worked for KPMG where he was senior manager in their Exeter Office. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and he is a graduate in Business Studies.
He was also a non executive director of the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust from 2010 to 2017, during which time he chaired the Audit Committee.
He is currently Chairman of South West Lakes Trust, a charity which provides conservation and recreation mainly on and around the reservoirs of the South West, and he is also Chairman of the Friends of Heavitree Health Centre, a charity which provides services to the patients of the practice.