David has extensive experience of managing businesses and supply chains across Africa, most recently as Executive Vice President at Vivo Energy Plc.
David spent 27 years with Unilever Plc, working in various supply chain roles before moving to general management where he served as regional Managing Director for East and Southern Africa and later for West Africa. In a career spanning over three decades, he has worked in or directly managed businesses in over twenty African countries.
David has a deep personal interest in education and conservation and in development issues in Africa. He currently serves as the chair of the board of Starehe Boys Centre and School a charitable institution that provide high quality education to underprivileged boys in Kenya. He is also a significant investor in private education institutions in the Kenya. David has served as a board member of the board of trustees of the Marine Stewardship Council a global non-profit organisation promoting sustainable fishing in the world’s oceans.
An electrical engineering graduate from the University of Nairobi, David also holds an MBA in marketing from Leicester University UK.
Outside of work, David is an avid golfer, a passionate supporter of Arsenal FC and a keen sportsman who has run several marathons in Kenya and in London.