David is the CEO of Prospectus, a business that he describes as having “old fashioned values, yet fit for today”. His career started in the Financial Sector and he stayed for 19 years, latterly on the board and management team of UBS Asset Management.
On leaving the City, David joined Business in the Community as Head of London, a great learning opportunity around the impact and importance of charities and social enterprises. He bought Prospectus and has been growing and developing it on the belief that beyond profit organisations deserve the highest calibre talent and leadership from all sectors of the economy; an enjoyable and rewarding occupation.
David has held a wide range of positions in the sector and is often invited to speak and write on two of his passions – good governance and philanthropy. Currently he is the Chair of Mindapples and the Vice Chair of Foyer Federation. He is patron of Greenhouse Sports and Social Enterprise UK. He has previously served on the boards of Futurebuilders, VSO UK, Blue Sky, A Glimmer of Hope (UK), Greenhouse Sports and VRH. David believes in the power and ingenuity of the beyond profit sector.