David Carrington is an independent consultant working on the funding and governance of charities and social enterprises, in particular the development of social investment. He is Vice Chair and a Member of the Supervisory Board of Triodos Bank in the Netherlands, a Trustee of GULAN and of SOFII Foundation. He is also an Advisory Group Member of the City Bridge Trust’s Stepping Stones Fund and a Member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Effective Philanthropy in the USA. He has 25 years’ experience of senior management positions in the charity sector and board membership of more than a dozen civil society organisations. He was a Member of the Social Investment Task Force and the Commission on Unclaimed Assets.