David was appointed to the Board as an Executive Director and General Counsel in 2015. He's responsible for the development, communication and maintenance of our strategic plan. He also leads on policy development, including in relation to the PPF levy.
David provides legal advice to the Board, executives and staff. He oversees the provision of legal services by the internal legal department, external Counsel and solicitors.
He's responsible for the end-to-end delivery of the levy.
David is a lawyer with over 20 years' experience in a variety of fields. Since joining us, his roles have covered policy, strategy, legal, governance, ethics and compliance.
Earlier in his career, David specialised in corporate and commercial law. He spent 10 years as a lawyer in private practice at Linklaters and US firm WilmerHale.
David holds a BA in Mathematics from the University of Oxford, and CPE and LPC from The University of Law, Guildford. Outside work, David is a keen amateur musician.