Current Role: Non-Executive Director since 1 March 2011. Senior Independent Director since 1 March 2014. Committee Memberships: (a)(chair) (n) (r)
Additional Roles Held: David is currently Chairman of Conviviality Retail plc, Musto Ltd, Park Cameras Ltd, and Walk the Walk (a breast cancer charity), and is a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Hornby plc.
Past Roles: David was Finance Director and Deputy Chief Executive of House of Fraser plc until its sale in 2006, then Executive Chairman of Jessops plc in 2007, becoming Non-Executive Chairman after it was taken private, leaving in 2012. In addition he has been Chairman at Moss Bros plc and Alexon plc , and has held several Executive and Non-Executive roles in over 25 years in retailing.
Brings to the Board: He brings extensive and relevant experience in financial and general management roles, including 10 years as plc Finance Director, and has held 4 other plc Audit Chair roles over the last 5 years.
David is a keen tennis player, golfer, and skier and enjoys getting out on his Boardman bike when the sun comes out.