David has created and led ventures credited with raising more than £500m of new investment in towns, cities, entrepreneurs and communities through public–private partnerships. His ventures spanned the UK, Canada, Russia and Eastern Europe with enterprises like The People’s Supermarket and Wild Blue Cohort, his angel investment network and enterprise-support service in West London.

David’s achievements have been covered extensively in top publications the world over – The New York Times, China Daily and Monocle – and have earned several prominent awards, including the 2016 Maserati 100, 2011 Future Minds European Award for Innovation and the 2009 Grand Prix RIBA Public Space.