David is a Trustee of The Institute for Fiscal Studies, and of Pro Bono Economics; a Board member of the Sutton Trust, which seeks to improve social mobility through education; and a member of the Advisory Boards of Phoenix Equity Partners, a leading UK mid-market private equity business, and also of the Apeldoorn Conference Series, which promotes shared understanding between the British and Dutch in areas of common interest.
Previously, David was a co-founder and Chairman of Phoenix. Over his career, he has been a director or Chairman of some thirty companies or charities. Most recently, David has been Chairman of the LTA, which is responsible for tennis in Britain; Chairman of CGL, the UK's largest social and health care charity; and a Director of LLDC, which is transforming East London following the 2012 Games. David has an MBA from Alliance Manchester Business School (where he was awarded the Alumnus of the Year in 2016) and an MA in Maths and Physics from Cambridge University.