David is a high-profile technology and commercial lawyer, currently Senior Equity Partner at international law firm Pinsent Masons LLP. He is chair of a number of public and third sector organisations, Provost elect of Worcester College Oxford, and an advocate for human rights and diversity & inclusion. He has had a successful career as a lawyer in the City of London and held various leadership and management roles in his firm and the legal sector. His equality and human rights work has delivered significant legal and social change in the UK and, as a result, he is an experienced influencer of parliamentarians, senior civil servants and other groups. He writes and lectures widely, especially in relation to widening participation in education and diversity and human rights.