Appointed: April 2005
Skills and experience: David has been involved in the information, technology and media sectors since 1994, holding senior positions at the international business publishing group Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, as Group COO, Group CFO, and as President of Institutional Investor magazine group in New York. Between February 1999 to April 2002 he was CEO of Psion plc, the handheld computing company, and between April 2002 and April 2005 he was CEO of Symbian, a mobile phone software licensing company. Prior to that David also worked for the private equity group Apax Partners, based in the UK, as MD of a number of engineering companies, and with the consultancy firm Bain and Company, mostly in Asia and the USA.
Committee membership: None
External appointments: Trustee, Leader’s Quest Foundation (UK)