David began his career in financial services over 35 years ago. He has worked for life assurance companies, and spent many years with one of the UK's top investment houses, as well as carrying out several roles in the industry as an independent adviser. Since 2003 David has been a self-employed adviser and for many years was a part time lecturer at Blackburn College delivering a degree course in financial services.
He graduated with a degree in English from the University of Sheffield and also has a postgraduate certificate in Education. A former cricketer, David now enjoys a round of golf and watching football.