David is non-exec chairman of branding agency, Holmes & Marchant.
He is also non-exec chairman of design futures group Designersblock and architectural practice Company of Architecture, prior to which he was managing director of Conran Design Group.
David advises several private clients on design, including recent projects for Swiss Re and Sainsbury’s.He is a trustee of the London Transport Museum and chairman of its trading company, a member of the Design Commission and past chairman of the skills council for the creative and cultural industries, CCSkills. David is a Member of D&AD, a Fellow of the Chartered Society of Designers and the RSA, and an Honorary Fellow of Cardiff Metropolitan University. In 2016 David was awarded trustee of the year at the London Volunteers in Museums Awards.