After 40 years in the investment business, David joined Transform in 2000. He remained a Trustee until 2011, serving as Chairman from 2004 to 2007 and as Vice Chairman for seven years. In 2014 he was appointed a Patron.
David was High Sheriff of Surrey for 2005/6 and in 2007 he was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Surrey. In 2012 David was made an Officer of the British Empire for services to charities. David has been a Patron of Transform since 2014.