David has a wealth of experience in the educational sector having recently held the position of Curriculum & Quality Manager at New College Lanarkshire, where he has worked for over 8 years. David now holds the position of Managing Director at Skills for Security, the industries leading training provider. David has been instrumental in improving the standard of training throughout the UK and widening participation, getting more young people into jobs. Having come through an apprenticeship himself and qualified to degree level in both teaching and management, David recently became an accredited chartered manager with the Chartered Management Institute. He is passionate about the security industry and his goal is to raise apprenticeship participation, employer engagement in training and continuously drive industry improvements by raising the standard of training delivered throughout the UK.