David Kingsmill, Principal – West Midlands
David studied Economics at Bristol University and became a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in London. On qualifying, he moved with PW to Paris and worked with French and US companies mainly on their public flotation via Stock Exchange listings.
He returned to London to work in the corporate finance division of JP Morgan Chase where he worked with both corporate and institutional clients in manufacturing and retail. He stayed in London taking responsibility for opening the London Branch of Credit Agricole.
Preferring to work with smaller companies, he joined the private equity company F&C and worked with a number of mid market companies through to their sale. During this time he also served as Honorary Treasurer of the charity, Oxfam and later the National Autistic Society.
More recently he has taken interim FD roles with mid sized companies.