David qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2003 and has since gained more than 12 years’ experience in progressively senior finance roles within the hospitality industry, ranging from limited service hotels through to 5 star resorts.
His experience includes both operational finance roles as on-property Director of Finance and Divisional Financial Controller as well as central Group FC, Finance Director and CFO roles. David’s current role involves working with the RBH Executive Committee on driving RBH’s strategy for growth and ensuring a smooth transition into managing hotels outwith the UK.
He was also instrumental in the set up and listing of International Hotel Properties Limited (‘IHL’), a hotel and leisure focussed property investment vehicle, which is listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and the AltX of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. David is also the CFO of IHL which raised £55m in equity and acquired 9 hotels in its first 18 months.