David Burndred

About David

David joined Big Society Capital in August 2017 and is responsible for the delivery of effective support to Big Society Capital through leadership of the Finance, Legal/Compliance, HR and Operations teams.

Prior to joining Big Society Capital, David was CFO at Lewis Silkin LLP, a leading professional services firm, and previously held a number of senior financial leadership roles at Eversheds LLP and Laird Plc, a FTSE 250 technology business. Earlier in his career David spent 9 years at CDC Group as an Investment Manager growing and managing a portfolio of impact investments in several African countries and is currently a member of the CDC Alumni Committee. David started his career with PWC and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and a graduate of Exeter University.

David advises a number of charitable organisations on financial management and strategy matters and is actively involved with his local community as a trustee of a Community Sports organisation. He also regularly participates in a mentoring programme for year 7-9 pupils at an Academy in Inner London.