David is a qualified Barrister and Chartered Accountant. He specialised in taxation and in advising businesses on wider commercial issues. He practised in this field, in London and Nottingham, for 30 years, before retiring 12 years ago. Since then he has been very engaged with the voluntary sector. He is on the Board of 3 local charities, as well as MOZES (a local Social Enterprise company), he is Treasurer of the Meadows Partnership Trust and provides advice on accounting and business issues and on governance to several others. David lives in an Eco house in the Meadows area of Nottingham.