Chief Operating Officer since 9 June 2015 (substantive on 1 February 2016) – Member of the Governing Body and Executive Group.
David has worked for the last 10 years in health and social care regulation having previously had 20 years experience in the private sector, with a focus on change and programme management. David has held non-executive roles in West Sussex and been a conduct chair for the General Social Care Council. He has local authority experience as an elected member for Worthing (1999 to 2003). His charity sector experience includes West Sussex Council for Voluntary Youth Services and BBC Children in Need. He has extensive experience as a carer of a severely disabled daughter.