David spent 28 years working internationally for Citibank, returning to the UK in 2008 as Managing Director for Citi Private Bank Operations Division in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) and Asia before retiring at the end of 2011. He has significant experience in governance, finance, operations, strategic planning, quality and change management.
David was a Public Member of Network Rail between 2008 and 2011. He is a Non-Executive Director of the Milton Keynes NHS Foundation Trust and Chair of the Trust's Finance and Investment Committee and an Independent Auditor for the Welton Townlands Trust.
David holds a BA in Social Sciences from the University of Leicester as well as an MBA from the University of Liverpool. He became a member of Council in 2009 and was appointed as University Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee, in succession to Bridget Towle, effective from 1 August 2013.