David is a Chartered Wealth Manager and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, with a Certificate in Private Client Investment Advice and Management. He has over 40 years’ experience in financial services, advising private clients, charities, and pension funds.
David held senior positions with UK and offshore financial services and investment companies before leaving the City for Cheltenham to join Warwick Butchart Associates in 1994 and becoming Managing Director in 1999. He is well known nationally for his investment knowledge and analysis, frequently meets investment managers, and has often been quoted in the media.
David has lived with his wife Elaine in the Forest of Dean in South Gloucestershire for 35 years, and has three children and three grandchildren. He has wide ranging interests and, in any spare time, he enjoys fly fishing in rivers, the natural environment, and being at home.