A graduate of Oxford Brookes University, David is an accomplished and effective international business leader with over 30 years’ experience in the Recruitment industry. As the CEO and Founder of Harvey Nash plc, he spent circa 20 years building that business into a global, professional services organisation with a £500m turnover.
David’s career has seen him take on the roles of, among others, Managing Director, Chief Executive, Executive Deputy Chairman and most recently Non-Executive Chairman. His past successes have included significantly growing Harvey Nash in terms of size, revenue and profits as well as expanding a previously UK-centric business into a global organisation covering Europe, Asia-Pacific and the USA.
David has a proven track record in creating growth, both organically and via strategic acquisitions. He has also taken a private business through to a successful flotation on the London Stock Exchange. He currently advises a number of entrepreneurs and owners of private and public companies as well as Private Equity backed businesses.