David Russell

Senior Independent Director

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David had an impressive career in the Royal Navy before stepping down and taking the role as Chief Executive of the Harpur Trust from 2002 to 2019.

David has knowledge of and skill in governance, strategic planning and communications.

He is a Non-Executive Director of an insurance mutual company and trustee of the Philharmonia Orchestra in Bedford Trust.

He brings a wealth of experience to the Board, which he believes shares his values and commitment to social and community development.