David was inspired when hearing the story of Funding Neuro and joined the Board at the beginning of 2016. From Fraserburgh, David gained a degree in Accountancy from the University of Aberdeen before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Peat Marwick Mitchell (the forerunner of KPMG) in Aberdeen. Following this, David spent 15 years as Director of Syndicated Lending with the Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh and London. He then took on the role of Chief Operating Officer in Amsterdam for Benelux, with responsibility for all Credit, Operational and Regulatory Risk control and a focus on good governance. During this time, he continued his relationship with Bank of Scotland, sitting on boards for HBoS PLC as a non-UK resident Director. David later returned with his family to Scotland to lead a team of 73 as Area Director Commercial Credit Management for HBoS, managing a portfolio of £350m before moving into Commercial Real Estate with Lloyds Banking Group. David has recently joined the Finance team at an International NGO.