Senior Independent Director
1 March 2011 as Non-Executive Director; and 1 March 2014 as Senior Independent Director.
David currently holds Non-Executive Director roles at Thinksmart Ltd and Debenhams Group Holdings Ltd and chairs the Audit Committee at Thinksmart. In addition, David is Chairman of Park Cameras Limited and is a Trustee of Walk the Walk, a breast cancer charity.
Previously, David has held a number of Non-Executive roles including Conviviality Plc (Chairman), Debenhams Plc (Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee), Fever Tree Drinks Plc (Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee), Elegant Hotels Plc (Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee) and Hornby Plc (Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee).
David's executive career included almost ten years as Finance Director and Deputy Chief Executive of House of Fraser Plc prior to its sale in 2006.
David has had a long career in the retail and consumer goods industries and brings deep and relevant experience to his role.