Chairman / Non-Executive Director / Board Advisor / Mentor
Big Business Experience
Founder/Director Scipher plc;
FD, Central Research Laboratories, EMI plc
Small Business Experience
NED, Prodigi Group
David is a Non-Executive Director and technology strategist with 30+ years international experience.
Initially an accountant in Australia, David has worked in the Far East in agricultural commodities; and, UK, USA, Australia, Japan and Asia in technology businesses.
Part of 5-man team that purchased EMI plc Central Research Laboratories via £3.3m MBO. Listed on London Stock Exchange in 2000 (market cap £330m / staff of 250).
David developed QED, an IP licensing service, which included the marketplace yet2.com. Clients included most of Fortune Global 500.
David is Chairman of fintech company Inngot and NED of Rantmedia Games and Prodigi Group.
- Business (double major Accounting and Data Processing)
- FRSA – Fellow Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce)
Key Areas of Expertise
- Intellectual Property commercialisation expert
- Globally connected
- Startup to scaleup experience
- Seed to Series A experience
- MBO and IPO experience
- M&A and Exit negotiator
- Experienced Finance Director, CEO and Chairman
A Non Executive Director that guides and challenges.
Experience from startup to scaleup
Seed funding, Series A to Exit
Trade Sale, IPO experience
Technology commercialisation expert
Globally networked advisor
Worked in UK, Europe, USA and Australasia