David is a highly successful CFO with particular experience in dynamic, high-growth technology companies. Having held board positions in both private and publicly-listed enterprises, he has raised over £4bn in multiple fundraising exercises and delivered impressive shareholder value through two IPOs and two trade sales.
David was most recently CFO at Neul, an early-stage VC-backed company developing software and related wide-area data network technology for the global M2M (IoT) market. During his tenure he led the change from an academically-driven technology start-up to a commercial and operational business. Prior to this he oversaw and concluded the successful sale of Macro 4 plc, following his strategic review of the Group’s options. Previously, David was Director of Strategy and Investor Relations at Orange, the global mobile network operator. David joined Orange when it was a start-up as its 29th employee and was integral to every stage of the company’s success, through its launch, build and rapid growth into a £25bn group.