David was elected to the UKRIAT Committee in December 2015 and is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Qualifications Committee. He has been an Associate of the Institute since 1974 and became a Fellow since 2015. He has been involved with the Sheffield and District Branch/Group of the Institute since 1977 as Branch Secretary and latterly as Group Chairman. He was awarded the President’s Medal for Meritorious Service to the Institute in March 2015.
David is currently a Senior Lecturer in Accounting at York St John University having previously worked in a similar role at Sheffield Hallam University. Before joining the University sector he held a variety of accounting roles and support to the Company Secretary of Thorntons Ltd. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a member of the examining team for an accounting paper of another professional accounting body.