David is a Group Chief Internal Auditor for GIAA – the executive agency of HM Treasury (HMT) established in 2015 to improve the quality of internal audit provided to central Government. GIAA provides internal audit services to 14 Government departments and 120 associated bodies. His clients include Department for International Trade, National Savings and Investment and the Office for Nuclear Regulation.

David began his career as an Auditor at Pendle Borough Council, with his subsequent roles including being Head of Audit at the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and as a Director at RSM Bentley Jennison. David is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, has achieved the Diploma Management Studies and is accredited as a Local Counter Fraud Specialist (LCFS).