David spent over 30 years in the NHS in various roles including Consultant Physician and Clinical Director of Medicine at the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield. He had 7 years experience at board level in a Strategic Health Authority and an acute hospital including as Medical Director and Acting Chief Executive.
After leaving the NHS he worked as a management consultant to health organisations before his retirement in 2012. He has lived in Baslow since 2011 with his wife Anne; his four children and six grandchildren are regular visitors.
David is chairman of the Baslow Community Orchard Group, a member of the Garden Society and History Group and is currently leading the project team for the development of the Baslow Woodland Park.