By trade, David is an accountant who specialises in business recovery.
After leaving university in Liverpool he started his professional life in a large international firm. Finding that too impersonal he moved to smaller firms and is now one of 6 partners in Crawfords, a well established firm of accountants in Manchester, where he has been for over 30 years. As a specialist in insolvency and corporate recovery he knows where to spot management weaknesses and how to rectify them quickly.
David is involved in a number of charitable organisations and was Chairman for several years of a community-based welfare organisation in Manchester, which he is still involved in. He joined Inner City Music’s board of directors in 2005 and has brought his financial and accounting skills to bear in many areas especially during the period of refurbishment prior to Band on the Wall’s reopening in September 2009
In his dreams he is a bebop tenor sax player.