Appointment date: May 2012 (Appointed as a non-executive director in January 2012)
Committee membership: Nomination Committee Chairman and member of the Remuneration Committee.
Experience: David is a Chartered Accountant and was formerly the CFO of Emap plc, CFO of Reuters Group plc, non-executive Chairman of Creston plc, non-executive director of Carphone Warehouse Group PLC, Chairman of Anobii Limited and was non-executive director, member of the Risk and Capital and Nomination and Governance Committees, and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Standard Life plc. Most recently David was the Senior Independent Director and non-executive director at Ocado Group plc.
External appointments: David is non-executive Chairman of Investis Limited and director at the Dolma Impact Fund and Dolma Fund Management.