David has always had a keen interest in history, and for the Millenium researched and wrote the history of Houghton and Bossington. He read classics at Cambridge before joining IBM where he became Sales Director and Group Staff Director.
He then was Group Managing Director of the RAC Motoring Services and a non-executive director of Triplex Lloyd and Doncasters. In the NHS he served as Chairman of Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare Trust, and, in the charity world, Chairman of the RNID, Deafness Research UK, AbilityNet, and locally of the Intech Science Centre and the Newbury Spring Festival. He was also a trustee of Naomi House and governor and Deputy Chairman of the Mary Hare School for the Deaf and is now Chairman of the Hampshire Archive Trust.
His interests include golf, fishing, music and reading.