David became CEO of Northdoor on 1st July 2010. He sees his role as one of building a team with a broad range of expertise and a single culture of responsibility and a proactive attitude. He believes it is extremely important for clients to be able to trust the team’s business understanding as well as its IT knowledge and skills. Prior to being CEO, as consultancy director, David led a team whose approach was always to ask ‘how can we help?’
David became consultancy director at Northdoor in 1995 when Firecrest, his boutique IT consultancy for the insurance industry, was acquired by Northdoor. He had already worked at Northdoor in the first two years of its existence, before leaving to gain experience running the front-office IT for a subsidiary of insurance brokers Marsh in the US and London.