As Director of Sustainable Business at Forum for the Future, David has developed sustainability strategies with the Guardian and O2, innovated business models with Sony, embedded change at Unilever and M&S, and helped Nike make the business case for collaborating for wider change.
He runs collaborations where companies help each other create step-change. He is also responsible for keeping Forum at the cutting edge of sustainable business and is a member of Forum's senior management team.
He has recently become a policy fellow at the Centre for Science and Policy at the University of Cambridge, where he is investigating the role of business in the transition to a global sustainable economy.
He is also a non-executive director of EIRIS, global leader in the provision of environmental, social, governance (ESG) research for responsible investors.
David studied a Masters in Physics from Oxford, where he was also part of the first Alternative Careers Fair in 1996. Originally he qualified as an accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and also has a Masters in Responsibility and Business Practice from the University of Bath.
At Responsible Business Week, David will be speaking at the workshop event Disruptive innovation and future-fit business models developed in partnership with BITC.