David is an experienced corporate financier providing strategic advice and audit services to high growth businesses. He joined CLB Coopers in 1997 after 16 years with Ernst & Young both in the UK and overseas. His passion for business and ability to recognise opportunities ensure he is constantly driving and developing the firm’s growth strategies which continually drive its success whilst at the same time working alongside entrepreneurial owner-managers to help them to achieve their ambitions.
David is a deal generator and his reputation for ‘getting the deal done’ and helping businesses set and drive strategy is well recognised in the business community; skills which enable him to continue to deliver advice of the highest standard to his clients. He believes that success is a product of planning and a business’s ability to constantly challenge boundaries, beliefs which he also applies in his role of Senior Director of the firm.
David's expertise allows him to proactively advise his clients, to challenge their strategies and to develop action plans. His experience is particularly relevant in structuring management buy-outs, disposals and business acquisitions. David has also successfully advised on several flotations.