Before he joined Magnomatics as Business Development Manager, David was Chief Executive Officer of EVO Electric; a spin out company from Imperial College. Under David’s leadership EVO gained a strong position in the electric and hybrid vehicle sector and they formed a joint venture with GKN Driveline in June 2011.
Prior to EVO, David was Chairman of Bluebird Vehicles, a manufacturer of low floor accessible buses. David has run a number of specialist engineering businesses where he specialised in reorganisations and change management including Weir Valves & Controls Ltd, Brush HMA b.v. (electric machines and turbo generators), Bedford Pumps and Howden Wade Ltd (aircraft airconditioning and hydraulic systems). Through this varied career David has had experience in diverse markets including aerospace, automotive, industrial power, water, nuclear and oil & gas.
He started his career with Rolls Royce working in both technology and operational roles.
David has a degree in Aeronautical Engineering and an MBA.