David was elected as a public governor in October 2017. He is currently an educational consultant working in schools and universities in the UK, Middle East and West Africa. This follows a career spanning forty years in educational leadership and management culminating in the headship of three London secondary schools. Additional experience derives from governorships of schools in the UK and abroad and a brief earlier introduction to medical physics. He has specific experience and interest in 'change management' and the management of self-governing institutions.