David is currently CEO of South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust.
He has over 20 years’ experience working within the NHS and social care.
He has overseen a number of high profile developments which have been instrumental in the continuing success of the organization which was rated the top mental health trust in England in the CQC’s community mental health services survey in 2016.
The development of the organisation’s landmark £160m Estate Modernisation Programme will revolutionise the way mental health services are delivered in south west London for generations to come. The programme will see the building of two new world class state-of-the art mental health facilities in the heart of their local communities.
In 2016 David's experience in leading transformational change in the NHS helped to launch a new partnership with neighbouring mental health trusts – South London and Maudsley, and Oxleas - to identify areas where collaboration could lead to greater efficiencies, better specialised services and seamless care pathways for people using mental health services.