Trustee (appointed in 2024)
Dave is a retired Chartered Accountant, Chartered Financial Planner and Trust & Estate Practitioner.
His professional career spanned 10 years as a General Practitioner in Accountancy practice and 32 years as a regulated Independent Financial Adviser. During that time, he specialised in catastrophic injury cases, advising people in later life, those going through divorce or relationship breakdown and in providing financial & investment advice to trustees and to attorneys & deputies acting on behalf of people who lacked the ability to make their own financial decisions.
For many years he also provided informal support, guidance and advice to parents and carers of people with special needs. In addition to being a Member of the WSF Professional Advisory Panel he also collaborated with Scope, Mencap and the National Autistic Society.
He and & his wife live near Bristol and have 3 children the eldest of whom, Michael, was diagnosed with WS when he was around a year old in 1994.