David joined the Aspire board in January 2016. David is Chief Executive Officer at the Royal Air Force Sports Federation. Prior to this appointment David was the Chief Executive Officer at Oxford Brookes Students Union; a membership organisation with charitable status representing and supporting the 18,000 students of Oxford Brookes University, a role that he held for 10 years. His background prior to working within the higher education and charity sectors respectively was luxury hospitality where David held operational leadership roles with major global hotel brands, Marriott, Le Meridien and Starwood.