David Turner joined the Board in 2011 and was appointed Chairman in September 2013. He is also the senior independent director on the Board of Genesis Housing Group. He is on the Council of Blind Veterans UK, serving also on its Finance Committee and Governance and Strategy Committee, and on the Advisory Board of Chadwick International.
He was previously Group Property Director for Barclays Bank and has recently retired as Chairman of a FTSE350 company providing consultancy services relating to the built and natural environment. He has extensive board level experience in the private, public and not for profit sectors, including Falcon Property Trust, the advisory board at the Department of Health, the Government Car & Despatch Agency, the Office of Government Commerce, the Sir John Cass’s Foundation where he was Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the Investment Committee and on the Council of City University London where he was Deputy Pro Chancellor for six years.