David is the CEO of a small group of companies based in Brighton & Hove. Before starting his business in 1998, he was a principal board director of Airtours Hotels and responsible for the live entertainment and events product in over sixty-three hotels worldwide. David has developed a portfolio of large events, including the leading family pantomime in Brighton and the UK’s biggest outdoor gin and food festival. Over the last fifteen years, David has focused his career on helping a large number of local and national charities to develop their income generation strategy and heighten their profile. He has been instrumental in expanding the number of key fundraising events in the county and also acts as a marketing consultant for several charities. In 2012, David became Chairman of Brighton Pride and was instrumental in leading the organisation to become the largest LGBTQ Pride event in Europe. David joined Sussex Community Foundation in November 2019, and he chairs the communications and marketing committee.