A graduate of University of Strathclyde Business School, David qualified as a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland in 1997, having trained with Price Waterhouse.
He has devoted his career to working in the public sector, having occupied Finance roles within Scottish Enterprise and NHS 24 during its key start-up and roll-out phase, before being appointed Head of Corporate Services for Glasgow City Marketing Bureau; responsible for the successful delivery of corporate governance, HR, IT, Legal and Risk Management.
He has held Non-Executive positions within Registers of Scotland and Forestry Commission Scotland during periods of significant organisational challenge and change, and is currently a Non-Executive Director for GoFar Enterprises, a specialist media publisher and the Chairman of an after school care provider.
He is committed to helping to contribute to the people of Glasgow receiving the highest possible level of health and social care though optimising the use of available resources, skills and knowledge.
Outside of work, he is an award-winning sports journalist and photographer.