David is Chair of the RSC Central Campaign Committee. He is Chairman of Burbidge and Son Ltd and former Chair of the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry. He was a Director of the Coventry Building Society from 1981 to 2005.
He gained an MA in Law at Oxford University. David was High Sheriff of the West Midlands, is a Deputy Lieutenant of the West Midlands County and has been Master of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers, as well as being a Freeman of the City of London.
He was the founding chairman of the Coventry Cathedral Development Trust, for which he was awarded the OBE. He is also a Governor of Compton Verney House Trust.