David is Director of Communications for the Scouts, the largest co-educational youth organisation in the UK, with over 600,000 members. Since he started in 2015, David has introduced a successful new strategy which has seen record media coverage and online engagement, new Ambassadors and a review of the iconic Scout brand.

Before joining The Scouts, David was Head of Public Relations and Engagement at Action for Children for five years and supported the organisation through a significant change programme.

David is a Fellow of the CIPR, Past Chairman of the PR and Communications Council and a former visiting lecturer at the University of Westminster. He is a previous winner of the IoD and CIPR PR Director of the Year award.