About the speakers

David is the FT's global commercial marketing director, leading on all advertiser-facing marketing campaigns for the business. He has been with the FT for over five years and has held his current position since July 2017. Prior to this he was head of commercial marketing and before that head of commercial marketing for EMEA. David joined the FT from Pearson, where he led the UK skills marketing team, having previously held a number of education-focused corporate communications roles both in the private and public sector. David holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of London and is currently undertaking a masters in business administration at Warwick Business School.