David is a highly-experienced senior healthcare Facilities Management professional with extensive experience at Operations Director level, gained in both PFI and non-PFI settings. He has strong inter-personal skills, commercial focus, contractual awareness and commitment to excellence in service provision. David’s professional training was in catering, and he has over thirty years’ experience of managing all soft and hard FM services. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality, and has lectured on healthcare Facilities Management for professional associations, NHS Trusts, commercial service providers, and the Department of Health.
David is particularly interested in the quality and cost of in-house and outsourced FM services and has successfully benchmarked and improved services for many clients. In recent years he has assisted many organisations in commissioning and procurement of services in order to deliver excellent services at optimum cost.
Recent publications include:
- The Revised NHS Cleaning Manual (Editor) – Department of Health 2009, rev. 2014
- PAS 5748, A Standard for Cleanliness in Hospitals – British Standards institute 2011, rev. 2014
David’s specialist skills include: