Since 2018, David has been Chief Executive Officer of The Hoddesdon School Trust. He has numerous interests in education including a non-executive directorship of Herts Catering Limited and he is a Governor of the London Institute of Finance, where he is Chair of the Audit Committee. David has had a long-term interest in finance education for young people and has also been heavily involved in the promotion of the teaching of Modern Languages having made regular speeches in support of that at numerous conferences. He has appeared at the All Party Parliamentary Group both for finance and for Modern Languages. He is a Founding Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching and he has also worked extensively with the Princes Teaching Institute and served as Governor to other secondary schools.