David leads our Retail and Leisure practice, supporting a high performing team dedicated to this sector. Having established a strong partner network, the team have a proven track record demonstrating value add within businesses facing change, transformation, gap fill and a range of M&A related scenarios.
David has 17 years’ experience in consulting. Post University he spent 18 months in an SME before founding his own consultancy which he ran successfully for 5 years, then joining a FTSE 250 Plc. During this time he has been both hands on and operated at Director level for 7 years, leading multi-disciplined teams across the UK and North America, including 3 years on secondment in Toronto, Canada.
David’s sector experience spans Retail, Consumer, Technical, Consulting, Travel, Leisure and Media and he has led discipline focused businesses across Sales, Digital, Marketing, Technology, Engineering, Operations, Banking & Financial Services.
David splits his time across Harrogate and London.
Outside of work, David spends time with his wife and two young children. Aside from pushing the kids on the swings and ferrying them to sports clubs he’s keen on fine dining and has always been extremely active having played competitive Rugby throughout his youth. Presently, he’s more likely to be found taking part in a 100 mile + Sportive or simply competing against his PB’s on Strava.
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