David possesses a strong background in management and leadership at both Executive and Governance levels. Running both large and small teams focusing on clear commercial outputs around the world covering all aspects of communications and business affairs, building digitally driven businesses with positive employee engagement. 
He has led the communications and corporate affairs strategy on over $67bn of corporate actions, and is particularly experienced at resolving difficult issues in countries such as Russia and China, the Middle East and Latin America.

His board experience within international businesses has centered on the improvement of operational efficiencies; and sits alongside other non-executive and advisory committee work with government on public health and not-for-profit boards.

His private equity experience working on international media deals accompanies an early career in the City; and time as an editor at Reuters. 

Examples of his work on Change Management and what does it take to lead a global communications operation are linked, along with the Chartered Management Institute’s top five management articles of the year on downsizing businesses. David has lectured on managing change in the UK and Europe to professional managers, academics and students