David’s background includes banking, industrial finance, sales and manufacturing. A former managing director of a plastics company and head of business services for an enterprise board, David has a wealth of experience with a broad range of organisations. He has a Diploma in Business Excellence from Newcastle College, is a former Lead Assessor for the Modernising Government Awards and Senior Assessor for Midlands Excellence, and was an Investors in People advisor for 12 years. David was one of the first to be made a Fellow of the Institute for Independent Business. He was Vice-President of Dorset Business, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, for 2 years, is an active member of several other business organisations and has chaired a number of business clubs and associations.
Anne Foster BSC (Hons) PGCE
Anne has a B.Sc (Hons) degree from Nottingham University and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education from Wolverhampton University. A qualified Mathematician and Physics teacher to A Level, she has also had a career in industry, including working for Ford Motor Company and as a buyer with small businesses.