David M Royston, Cooptee

David is a chartered accountant with 35 years of experience in practice, energy utilities and housing.

His most recent role was Executive Director of Finance & ICT at Accent Housing, where amongst other things, he was responsible for leading the refinancing of the group’s borrowing, culminating in the issue of Accent’s record-breaking £350m bond in the summer of 2019.

Previously David worked for Anchor Retirement Housing, Npower and KPMG, before retiring at the end of 2021.

David is not a Board member but is a Cooptee to the Audit and Risk Committee