Dave was elected Chairman in March 2022. Dave joined Ricardo, a global engineering strategic and environmental engineering consultancy, in 1999. Prior to joining Ricardo he was Operations Director and co-founder of Wavedriver Limited (a subsidiary of PowerGen plc). He has also gained consulting and management experience in both listed and private companies. Dave holds a degree in electronics and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School. Dave was the Chief Executive Officer of Ricardo plc up until 2021 after 16 years in the role and is a Director of a number of its associated companies.