Leader, Swindon Borough Council
David was elected Leader of Swindon Borough Council in April 2013 having served as Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Children's Services previously. He has been a Swindon Borough councillor since 2002 and a Cabinet Member since 2004 covering portfolios including Children's Services, Housing, Adult Social Care and Integration with Health services prior to taking on Children's Services.
He was a Board Member of the Social Enterprise, SEQOL and has also held a range of other appointments over the years, and been responsible for delivering a huge range of projects and service improvements.
David has experience in many fields including travel and tourism, training and buying. He has chaired two charities and Swindon Conservative Association and has been a governor at two schools including 13 years at Haydonleigh Primary School.
He has lived with his family in Swindon for 23 years.