David joined KSS as Chief Executive in 2019 and has over 25 years of national and international experience in senior management roles at Board level in the not for profit sector. David led to the team to achieve an Outstanding rating from The Care Quality Commission in March 2020, as well as a Charity Times Charity of the Year Award in 2020 (income over £10M) and two Kent Charity Awards in 2021.
David was also awarded the Charity Times Charity Leader of the Year Award 2021 – a prestigious national award which celebrates excellence amongst charities and not for profit organisations from across the UK and honours the outstanding professionals in charity management.
David is a natural leader, team builder and team player with the ability and confidence to succeed and to motivate, inspire, communicate and influence at all levels.
David joined the Board of AAUK in April 2020 and is deeply committed to working with the wider air ambulance community to support strategic development and to collectively best serve patients across the country.