David is a highly experienced and well-networked Executive Search and Resourcing professional, with a strong track record of delivery spanning a 25 year career. He specialises in recruiting mid-senior through to D and C level finance professionals where he has recruited across a variety of sectors in the UK, Europe, USA and Asia and has conducted executive search and talent management mandates for FTSE 100/250, Fortune 500, Midcap and SME businesses; including partnering PE & VC backed clients.
David began his career in recruitment in 1989 working for a FTSE listed global recruitment firm where he helped establish several new businesses including a New York operation in the USA. On his return to the UK David went on to run the Commerce & Industry divisions of two UK based Accountancy and Finance recruitment firms.
Industry came calling and David joined a luxury goods online retailer as Operations Director where he would remain for 4 years. Here he was instrumental in transforming the business, driving both growth and profitability during a very challenging economic climate. In 2013 David moved on and advised and successfully delivered a divisional resourcing strategy for the world’s largest building society before moving back into executive recruitment.
“We set up MA Executive to bring something different to the recruitment market. We wanted something that combines our vast experience within Executive Search recruitment with the attention to detail and personal touch you get with a boutique agency. Our clients have always appreciated our down to earth approach combined with our ability to truly understand what their business needs.”