David is a Chartered Accountant with an economics degree and MBA. He joined Local Partnerships in May 2017 to provide financial and commercial advice on programmes and projects. He has over 25 years’ experience in project and corporate finance as well as broader business consulting, having worked in the UK and internationally for PwC, Merrill Lynch, Sustainable Value and Grant Thornton, where he was a director. David has advised both private and public sector organisations and is an expert in business case development (including HMT Green Book) and business valuations. His sector experience includes PFI/PPP, energy and renewables, transport infrastructure, education, health and social care and financial services.