Over his last fifteen years of executive work, retiring in 2017, David led The Crown Estate team responsible for the 21st Century regeneration of Regent Street. Prior to this David was a Management Board Director of retailer The Burton Group. David is non executive Chairman of The Pollen Estate that is the largest land owner in East Mayfair.
He is also a non executive director of The New West End Company, The Mayfair Art Weekend and the Orpheus Sinfonia Foundation. David was awarded an OBE in 2014 for services to the retail industry and charitable work.