David joined the Board of Education as Financial Controller in July 2012 and is responsible for the entire finance function of the Board.
David has more than 15 years experience as chief finance officer with a range of charities, ranging from health and prevention of disease to non-formal education and international development. He has developed financial reporting schemes to enable consolidation of international branch accounting and travelled to Africa to carry out internal evaluations of country offices and specialises in strategic financial management within the charity sector.
A qualified charity accountant and an affiliate member of CIPFA, he originally graduated from Trinity College of Music with a Fellowship in Clarinet Performance.
David reports to both the Finance and Development Committee and the Audit Committee and works closely with the capital and buildings team.