David is married with two adult children, four adult step-children and two grandchildren (we know – he doesn’t look old enough)! At weekends, he enjoy exploring the UAE with his wife, Jackie – scuba diving as often as they can, having both recently seen dolphin, turtles and even a shark!
David is Telecommunications qualified (Radar & Radio) with 25 years recruitment experience, having worked for Rullion and Best International plc, before joining the newly launched Eutopia in early 2002.
David joined Rullion in early 1991, launching its Permanent Recruitment business which grew to be a market leader, managing large scale recruitment projects for many blue chip clients – including 200+ people for an American Billing Software company. He then joined Best International in 1997, starting its Manchester operation from scratch. During his time with Best, David also managed its operations in Yorkshire and Scotland, as well as holding the position of National Accounts Director, working alongside Craig Coverman, overseeing all Major Accounts.
David joined Eutopia early in 2002, leading Eutopia’s ever expanding Telecoms Practice. Over the past 13 years, David and the Telecoms Team have been placing people across the globe into permanent, contract and interim positions up to CEO level. He has worked primarily with Mobile & Fixed Network Operators and more recently with Triple & Quad Play Operators. The list of countries covered is extensive to include the Americas (South, Central, North & Caribbean), Africa, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and the South Pacific. Within the Telco Operator vertical, the main areas of focus have been the C-Suite and also roles within Commercial (Sales, Marketing, Customer Experience) and other ‘Business Services’ such as Finance and Legal) with launch projects being a particular highlight (UAE, KSA, Oman, Myanmar to name but a few).