David has more than 20 years' hands-on experience of working in the International Executive Search, recruitment, IT subcontracting and software development sector.
David has held various senior positions at Harvey Nash Group plc including that of European Finance Director and CFO for offshore software development and outsourcing. David started his career in finance with a mid-sized London practice where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant.
Following a short period as an auditor manager and business advisor working with many SMEs he migrated to industry and became the UK Head of Finance at Harvey Nash prior to its flotation on the FTSE. Post-flotation he moved up to become European Finance Director and guided the group’s many acquisitions of recruitment and sub-contracting companies as it expanded internationally. The role developed further culminating in the set up of an offshore software development centre in Vietnam.
David has worked extensively in UK, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany and the Far-East. David is a member of the ICAEW and holds a BSc from Kings College London and an MSc from the University of Southampton.