After obtaining a first class degree in mathematics at Durham University, David worked as a software engineer on products for the chemical and offshore sectors. David subsequently delivered a number of digital transformation and merger projects in local and central government, before becoming Chief Information Officer for Homes England. He is currently Chair of Trustees of refugee charity Action Foundation, Board Member at North Star Housing Association and part of the Senior Leadership Team of City Church, Newcastle with a particular focus on community engagement and empowering marginalised groups.
Non-executive Board Member, MMO
Non-executive Board Members of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) have collective responsibility for the strategic direction and overall performance of the organisation, ensuring that it is properly and effectively managed and providing stewardship for the public funds entrusted to it.