David is a corporate communications expert with more than a decade’s experience in managing high-level media and political campaigns, as well as providing strategic counsel to individuals and companies in crisis situations.
He has led on several Pagefield’s major corporate briefs, including support for Camelot, British Airways, Leidos and TIER mobility, as well as provided hands on crisis and issues support for companies across the natural resources, FMCG and transport sectors. David has also advised on a number of high-profile transactions, where he has led Pagefield teams to develop internal, external and digital communications strategies to support companies through IPOs, private fundraisings, divestments and insolvency situations.
He was integral to establishing Pagefield’s tech and fintech practice, delivering award winning campaigns for Starling Bank, as well as advising Canadian start up Wealthsimple on their UK market entry.
David graduated from Newcastle University with a degree in English literature and secured his NCTJ diploma with the Press Association. He is the founder and presenter of the UK’s no.1 Scottish rugby podcast, The Thistle.