David has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales since 1987
He gained experience with Baker Tilly, a top 20 firm in Manchester, ensuring compliance in all aspects of auditing, providing assistance in grants, raising finance, producing business plans and marketing businesses for sale. He advised businesses on accountancy, audit, corporate finance and taxation matters.
In 1994 David established a private practice prior to merger with Harts (formerly Hart Shaw). In his current role he has a wide ranging client portfolio and enhances the clients’ organisations by providing a “hands-on” approach in a proactive manner. His main focus areas include audit, accounts, value added services, growth, acquisitions, fundraising and business planning, as well as building strong links with members of the local business community.
Having retired from rugby, David spends his spare time either planning to or actually skiing. He also enjoys shooting, fishing, keeping fit in the gym and watching his children play rugby.