- Last Updated: August 27, 2014.
BOARD MEMBER AND PRESIDENT OF THE PRIX CIRCOM
David was President of CIRCOM and has organised several conferences. He currently runs the Prix and chairs its judging panels.
In 30 years with ITV, he was an award-winning programme producer, board Director of Network Programme Development and later board Director of Corporate Development for Yorkshire Television before leading ITV Network’s digital terrestrial television launch project, the first successful such launch in the world.
He was appointed Director General of EuroNews, Europe’s most watched news channel, to rescue the broadcaster from a funding crisis and to lead the journalistic coverage of the second Iraq War.
He now runs International Television and Media Consulting Ltd, with many European broadcasters among his clients.
He is Chairman of SysMedia Group plc, specialising in software development and service provision for broadcast interactivity, onscreen text and closed subtitling worldwide and whose business was recently sold to an American-backed group.
He is a non-executive director of a local station, a television and film development company and a format creation and distribution company. He also advises a corporate finance group on mergers and acquisitions in the media sector.
David is an Honorary Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.