David came to Asia in 1991 with Reuters to be a catalyst for change in the finance function
leading financial systems projects in the region and later moving on to the regional management team of their Media division. Leaving Reuters in 2002
he has subsequently served as Asia Pacific CFO for the Financial Times
LexisNexis and Haymarket up to June 2020
also concurrently running business divisions and corporate strategy. David specialises in leading change in the finance function by re-designing processes and utilising new technologies. He has also built a wide network of business partners in the region
which has facilitated the outsourcing of non-core business activities thereby making substantial reductions in enterprise costs and enabling cost-effective business development. He is a Mathematics graduate from Oxford University
a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.