David is a Partner at Board Excellence, a specialist consultancy and advisory practice empowering and supporting boards, working as teams, and individual directors excel in effectiveness, performance and corporate governance best practices.
He is an experienced chair, director and senior executive with leadership experience across a diverse range of business, governance and stakeholder-facing activities in the financial services industry with Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. (“AIB”), a publicly-listed, international financial services organisation.
He is an experienced board and governance professional having served as AIB Group Company Secretary for almost eight years. In that role, he was a valued adviser to Chairs, CEOs, Directors and Executives throughout the financial and credit crises on promoting and sustaining the robustness and efficacy of governance and board arrangements and practices.
David has been Non-Executive Chair and Director of the Board of Trustees of a number of financial services industry and professional bodies’ defined benefit and defined contribution pension schemes and a Non-Executive Director of numerous AIB subsidiary company Boards.
He is a Certified Investment Fund Director (CIFD), a Master of Business Administration (MBA), a Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) and Licentiate of the Institute of Banking in Ireland (LIB).