David is a partner and head of the Advanced Manufacturing & Technology sector. He specialises in providing clients with strategic advice on major UK and global commercial and outsourcing projects.
Independently recognised for his wealth of knowledge and experience, David leads teams of lawyers on major projects for amongst others, Transport for London and the BBC. He lectures and writes extensively on IT and legal matters. He is Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, Modern Art Oxford, a Director of the Big Lottery Fund and a Trustee of 14-18 Now. He was Chair of Stonewall from 2003 to 2012 and a Trustee of The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund from 2005 until it spent out in 2013.
David was awarded a CBE in the 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to equality and diversity.
He was ranked 29th in the OUTstanding Top 100 LGBT executives published by the FT in October 2015 and recognised as a Diversity Role Model in the legal sector by The Lawyer in November 2015.