David was brought up on a mixed family farm near Penrith in Cumbria. He moved to Edinburgh in 1989 after graduating from Newcastle University with a BSc Honours degree in Agriculture. David joined Andersons in 1996 and became a director in 2001.
He specialises in all aspects of Farm Business Consultancy from preparing business appraisals, financial planning, ongoing management and consultancy advice and contract farming for both arable and livestock farms.
Outside of work David is keen on his garden, in particular growing heritage tomatoes, likes hill walking and to keeping fit, enjoys spending time with his family at their house in the Lake District and is a regular attendee at Murrayfield.