Having graduated in Geography & Geology from University of Gloucestershire, David started his career in Chartered Accountancy before moving into Retailing. He spent the next 20 years working in a variety of commercial roles for many of Europe's largest retailers within UK, France and Germany.
In 2009 David joined NHS Supply Chain, an organisation who provide centralised procurement and logistics support for all of the UK's NHS Hospitals. He held a number of roles within the organisation, most recently as Chief Operating Officer. David is currently a Director of DHL UK with responsibility for managing all their Life Sciences and Healthcare business.
In 2018 David was diagnosed with epilepsy. He is local resident having lived in Dormansland for nearly 20 years with his wife and daughter.