David Byford

Helping businesses understand the essentials of business finance

David is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, currently undertaking roles providing business services to clients on either a consultancy or a non- executive director basis.
David has also delivered a number of training programmes for various bodies, mainly focused on understanding finance in SME’s.

David worked for Barclays for over 20 years, mostly in their business banking arm and including working in the Corporate Risk Central Training team. Since moving on in 2004, he has set up and still runs two of his own businesses, one focused on commercial and corporate finance propositions, the other advising businesses wishing to prepare for or undertake Merger and Acquisition activity.

David has a fully interactive style, creating a strong learning environment in a group that is fully participative. He absolutely understands that no group of people is ever the same and has the flexibility to adapt when necessary to achieve the objectives whilst still challenging those present.