Dave has spent almost 40 years in the telecoms industry. Originally starting with BT where he qualified as an accountant. He then worked in a number of senior marketing and Strategy European roles working for companies such as Siemens, Avaya and Nortel. He then joined the UK’s first ever VoIP company as Operations and Marketing Director. He founded Equinox in 2009 as the country’s first telecoms broker which he recently sold. In that time he has regularly appeared in the media including BBC TV and Radio, Talk radio and CNBC commenting on the industry and UK infrastructure.
In recent years whilst running Equinox he worked in collaboration with Branduin to provide business advisory to startups and SMEs in partnership with a range of London Councils. He also is an associate of Cavell who provide strategic consultancy to Telecom operators around the world. He has worked in Ireland, South Africa and Botswana on projects with them as well as with BT, O2 and Vodafone in the UK.
He has now set up DRF which will continue these relationships with Branduin and Cavell as well as offering its own business consultancy services.
He has recently moved to Kent and in his spare time supports Derby County, enjoys golf, all things Spanish and renovating run down properties.
He is looking forward to helping the Chamber to continue its growth and expansion of benefits and services it offers it members