A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, David joined the bank as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary in January 2003.
On qualification David moved from private practice into industry. His career has covered several industries and has included a period as a consultant with KPMG followed by senior management positions in Midland Bank, TSB Group and the BBC. He has worked in both the UK and overseas.
He has overall responsibility for the successful performance and management of the bank.
David is married, with two teenagers, a cockapoo, old house, and large garden. He tries to keep up with current affairs and likes taking photographs.