David Hunter qualified as a chartered accountant with PWC before joining 3i, the FT100 listed private equity group where he became Managing Director of Investment Management responsible for the entire UK portfolio of assets.
David’s current interests in venture and social investment include chairing UCLB plc – University College London’s technology spinout and licensing operation which is market funded. David also chairs the Investment Committee of the Care and Wellbeing fund backed by Big Society Capital and Macmillan Cancer Care, and is a member of the board at Paragon Asra Housing Association where he chairs the investment committee.
In the not for profit area, David has been a Trustee of the national charity Age UK since 2012 and is Chairman of its Strategic Finance Committee. He is also a Governor, and chairs the audit committee at Motability - the charity which oversees the disabled car scheme.
Past non-executive roles have included membership of Bridges Ventures’ Investment Committee, Chair of the Audit Committee of one of the Baronsmead family of listed venture capital trusts, and chairing the finance committee at the University for Creative Arts.