David is Emeritus Professor of Corporate Responsibility at Cranfield School of Management, UK. He is co-author of “All In – The Future of Business Leadership” together with Chris Coulter of GlobeScan and Mark Lee of SustainAbility.
From 2007-2017, David was director of the Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility at Cranfield. This followed a thirty year career as a social entrepreneur, creating and or/running several public-private-community partnerships. He was a Managing-Director of one of the first Corporate Responsibility Coalitions: Business in the Community (UK). He has chaired several UK Government bodies, charities and social enterprises. He currently chairs Carers UK. His previous books include “Social Intrapreneurism and all that Jazz” and “Take Care.” The Guardian has identified David as amongst ten top tweeters on sustainable leadership alongside Al Gore and Apple’s Tim Cook.