About this Speaker
A Fellow of the IoD, Member of the BCS and Associate CIPD with over 30 years in central and local government leadership spanning policy, large scale operations, strategy and whole service transformation, David has a wealth of experience in the public sector specialising in technology, digital and information leadership and transformation, communications and commercial development.
David now runs his own consultancy business for integrating digital into strategic business plans, transforming services, advising multinational and UK IT companies to reshape and grow their businesses as well as holding Non-Executive Directorships in the NHS and Education sectors. He is currently providing strategic change and technology leadership for a number of local councils across the UK who have the ambition to ensure their places and services are fit for the future.
In Essex David was a member of the Executive Board from June 2015 and Chief Information Officer (CIO) since 2011, leading on Place Operations and Digital. Before that he was CIO for the City of Westminster, Waltham Forest Council and the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and was a senior Policy Advisor in The Departments for Education and Employment and Local Government and the Regions.