David is our Chief Executive and Company Secretary. He has worked for the CSRF for over 8 years joining first as Editor of the Fellowship's magazine avanti before taking over as Head of Communications. He was promoted to the post of Deputy Chief Executive in 2014 and was made Chief Executive in 2016. Before joining the CSRF he worked as an Editor-in-Chief in magazine publishing for over 12 years with business clients including London City Airport, Harrods Estates and Champneys.

He is responsible for overseeing all the CSRF's operational activities including engagement with our branches and groups, HR, providing secretariat support to the Board of Directors, HR and Finance. David also holds the role of Company Secretary which involves organising our Annual General Meetings, liaison with Company Members and taking the minutes at Board meetings. He is also an active volunteer on our Phone Buddy Scheme and has been calling his beneficiary for over 4 years.

Outside of work David enjoys reading (he co-ordinates the CSRF's book club), art, culture & museums, history, politics, movies and writing (he is currently exploring an idea for a novel). When he is able to find the time he also enjoys dog walking in the Sussex countryside with Rover (the family labrador) and travelling.