David has had board level experience in Asia and Europe in both the retail, leisure and beverage industry, and has an ability to develop business in a variety of sectors.
He has cross functional expertise from retail – building UK pub brands, to operations experience gained in distributing brands in Thailand and also in running a major service and supply business in the UK for Coca-Cola Enterprises.
David has gone on to utilise this business development experience and people skills to build a successful career within the senior recruitment and retention arena. He now heads up the entrepreneurial Excelerate Resources providing bespoke recruitment solutions through an effective network, and working with individuals as a career and business coach. It is this that has led him to work with start up businesses and entrepreneurs. He uses his coaching techniques to develop a deep understanding of business requirements.
David was Chair of Governors of Myton School in Warwick and former Chair of Federation of Small Businesses and Entrepreneur in Residence with Anglia Ruskin University.