With an extensive consulting background, David has advised boards and senior management across various sectors for the last 15 years. In 2008 he joined the Progress team as a Non-Executive Director and helped to establish the board.
As an external Director, David brings a wealth of expertise to the table, including industry knowledge, fresh new ideas and independent judgements to organisational systems. With the best interests of the company at heart, he supports and challenges the senior executives, ensuring well-thought-out decisions are made.
He has helped shape the core values of the organisation which have been the foundation for staff engagement and focused growth. His influence on the structure and systems embedded throughout the company has significantly improved the strategic direction of the business, propelling Progress towards positive growth. As an experienced coach, David has helped mentor various members of senior management to ensure teams and the company fulfil their best potential.
Outside corporate life, David is an avid explorer and a lover of the outdoors. He is a keen trekker and enjoys rambling in the UK’s hills and mountains. His largest international summit was Mt Kilimanjaro in 2015 and he has his eye on Everest for his next expedition.