David

Name

David

Position

Non-Executive Director

Location

Leinster

Big Business Experience

Chester Beatty Library

TGS Global

Small Business Experience

The Learning People Ltd

Peninsula Television

Summary

David has worked for over 30 years in public practice, small, medium and large. He has gained a huge amount of experience working within all industry sectors, from large to small corporations and businesses.

Sectors he has extensive experience include Retail, Technology, PR & Media, Construction and Distribution

He has a wide and varied experience, which allows him to understand what’s needed quickly and efficiently. Every business owner or Senior Management Team knows what they do well, David can help them with the things they want to get better at.

Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
  • Diploma in Forensic Accounting from Chartered Accountants Ireland
  • Diploma in Corporate Finance from Chartered Accountants Ireland

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Working with bankers, insurers, and solicitors.
  • Understanding financial reporting and regulatory environments.
  • Tax understanding.
  • Corporate Valuations
  • Risk Assessment
  • Solid communication
  • Business knowledge
  • Budget management & Cashflows

Experience

  • Acted as Auditor and Chief Advisor to numerous Start Up businesses in the Technology, Media and Automotive Businesses, which involved engagement with Investor, Bankers and Legal relations.
  • For start-up and SME businesses, David has assisted in negotiation of investor raises, bank facilities and lending terms.
  • Prepared and/or reviewed cashflows and projections over a short to medium horizon, stress testing these to assess where the business needs to improve, amend or adjust.
  • Acted as chief financial advisor on a series of Acquisition, Disposal and Merger deals. This involved terms review, Share Purchase Agreement review and liaison with legal advisors on implications.
  • Prepared Independent Valuation of start-up and established businesses to facilitate investment or exit strategies, as required.
  • Lead Irish member on an International Network for Finance and Legal Professionals TGS GLOBAL – International Business Network (tgs-global.com).TGS is a dynamic global business network with expertise in advisory, audit, law and accounting. TGS is signatory of the United Nations Global Compact.TGS is a disruptive, entrepreneurial and agile response to a rapidly changing environment and evolving client need, and has a proven commitment to sustainable business development.