David joined Tait Walker in 1977 and was promoted to partner in 1979. Throughout his career he has headed many of the service line areas of the firm and has worked with many sectors in particular healthcare and manufacturing. David currently heads the Forensic Services department, which has grown quickly since its formation in 2006.
David is a Trustee of two charities, Percy Hedley Foundation and Mental Health Concern. He is also a member of the North East Fraud Forum, being instrumental in its formation some years ago. More recently David was appointed as President for the Northern Society of Chartered Accountants.