Over a thirty year career, Dave has helped over a thousand Entrepreneurs finance and implement their plans for growth. Dave sits on the SME task force for the Heart of the South West LEP and works as part of the Enterprise Nation adviser team on Startup, Scale-up and Export programmes.

Dave is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an approved assessor for EU Horizon 2020 Innovation Funding; and he is a senior member of the IT Faculty Committee at ICAEW.

Dave has extensive experience in the Fintech, Rural Enterprise and Food & Drink sectors, where he advises companies on Expansion, Turnaround, Digital Transformation, Sustainability and Succession.