David is the Chairman of law firm Geldards LLP which has offices in Nottingham, Derby, Cardiff and London. He is an experienced lawyer with expertise in private client, local government and property law, and is a highly regarded business advisor in general management and business development.
David’s dedication to the region and its development is shown through the number of non-executive and trustee positions he holds within the East Midlands. These include Chairing the Metro Strategy Growth Board, being Vice Chairman of Governors of Derby College and a Director of Derby County Football Club.
David joined the Board of Governors in September 2018. He plans to use his experience and expertise to further enhance the University’s growth and support the City and students within it.