David has over 10 years experience in leading operational management for large organisations including 5 years at executive board level in both Support and Managing Director Roles.
David has also worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM as a Management Consultant.


Business Review
General Business Management
Performance Improvement
Process Optimization
Cost Reduction
Business Plans and Strategy
Management Systems in Quality, Environment and Health and Safety
Commercial Risk Management


  • Incremental Consulting Ltd

    - Current
    Provides support and assistance to SMEs to grow and improve profitability
  • Bureau Veriats

    Support Services Director
    - Current
    As Support Services Director led the major improvement programme to deploy lower cost support services during the recession. Achieved overall annualised savings of 20% or £1.25 million across property, procurement and personnel and implemented £6m saving redundancy programme.
  • Bureau Veritas

    Managing Director
    - Current
    As Managing Director developed and led the deployment of a business strategy for £14 million turnover Bureau Veritas Inspection which provides QHSE services to the oil and gas markets. Delivered 25% annual growth with key account approach to widen range of services provided across portfolio. Deployed new Customer Relationship Management system to track and improve the customer experience. Doubled profits to £1.5 million over two year period by deploying and regularly communicating Key Performance Indicators to maximise client billing (rates and utilisation). Led the acquisition and integration of a £1m turnover niche consultancy to expand the portfolio of services.
  • Bureau Veritas

    Risk and Performance Director
    - Current
    As Risk and Performance Director created and deployed new computer based Business Management System to ISO standards across the whole of Bureau Veritas UK, an £85 million turnover business covering Commercial Risk, Quality, Health and Safety, Environment, Property and Procurement. Recruited and trained internal team responsible for the deployment and day to day running of the system. Led the deployment of Business Improvement projects to deliver robust business process at reduced cost.
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers / IBM

    Management Consultant
    - Current
    As a Management Consultant for PwC and IBM, led the change management of a UK electricity utility to develop and deploy new business processes, roles and responsibilities in £40 million business. Coordinated the design and evaluation of a set of linked performance improvement initiatives to realise a 42% / £90 million operational expenditure saving in a major water utility. Achieved on-target year one savings of £33 million. Designed the new business processes of a major international energy business.
  • Incremental Consulting

    - Current
    Incremental Consulting

Education History

  • Mechanical Engineering

    University of Bristol
    1989 - 1993
    Four Year Master of Engineering


First Class Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Chartered Engineer with Institute of Mechanical Engineers

Clubs and Associations

Institute of Directors
Institute of Mechanical Engineers

Interests and Hobbies

My 1 year old daughter takes up most of my spare time.
However I do like Cricket, Formula 1, Cars and Economics

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