David was elected as the Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner on 5th May 2016David is a long-standing Surrey resident and local councillor from Farnham. After a career in the Army (Royal Engineers) he moved to the Farnham area in 1987 and worked in computer marketing and then as an independent business advice consultant.
My professional life was spent in advertising for over thirty-five years. I established my own communications agency in London before moving into the publishing industry and working on local newspapers in Surrey.
Having been a Staines South councillor from 2003 – 2015 I am currently a councillor for Staines Town ward. I have lived in the borough for 40 years, have 3 daughters and 6 grandchildren. I retired as a headteacher in 2012 and then was a part- time consultant for schools until 2017.