David founded Coethica in 2005 to promote an entrepreneurial and innovative approach to all things’better business’ / Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) / sustainability / social enterprise etc, especially in smaller businesses.
Away from Coethica David is also a Director of Acorn Alliance CIC, a social enterprise removing barriers to learning and employment for people with learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dsycalculia, ADD/ADHD.
During Coethica some other additional hats have included European Director of US based 3BL Media (CSR/sustainability content distribution), Chairman of Enable (deprived community regeneration through support of entrepreneurship), Trustee of Liverpool Habitat for Humanity (affordable housing), Director of Ethecol Merchant Services CIC (social enterprise chip & pin services) and Director of Don’t X The Line CIC (social enterprise campaign tackling abusive behaviour in grassroots football) and also advisor to Kick 4 Change (social enterprise selling children’s football boots).
Prior to Coethica he spent eight years in the business side of community football at Everton FC with many award winning successes including creating the Disability Football Programme from inception and transformation of community department to formal charity. David also spent four years as the English FA’s Technical Director / Manager to the England Amputee Squad.
David is now a fully fledged Liverpool FC fan again after the professional affair with Everton ended in tears, and deeply regrets missing the experience of Istanbul due to blue tinged influences. He’d like to call himself a runner but a few more miles needed to come out of that closet. Completing the New York Marathon was a blip in an earlier life!
Specialties: CSR strategy, communications, stakeholder engagement, innovation
Project Experience: CSR strategy / project development and implementation across corporate to pre-start up organisations (private and third sectors). Campaigning, speaking and writing about responsible business.
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