David has over 30 years of experience within the finance sector, working in a variety of markets.
After qualifying from Manchester University studying economics, David went on to qualify as a chartered accountant with Baker Tilly in Manchester.
David spent the early part of his career in manufacturing businesses in automotive, furniture and building and construction systems with Honeywell, Parker Knoll and Alcoa. At Cape PLC, the specialist energy FM business, David was the regional finance director for the UK business responsible for managing over 100 finance staff using SAP.
In 2014, David moved to Balfour Beatty as the finance director of the Gas and Water business unit. This £300m turnover unit operated in the regulated utilities sector, working in remote locations and a challenging commercial environment.
David has worked as an interim finance professional for various SME companies in the last 18 months and brings his wealth of experience to Paragon as the Interim Head of Finance.