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 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 is also actively involved with his local community as a Trustee of a Community Sports organisation and as a steering group member for a local community hub development project. He also regularly participates in a mentoring programme for year 7-9 pupils at an Academy in Inner London.