David is the Chairman of Russell Partnership Collection – three companies who deliver strategic food consulting, hospitality technology and philanthropy with over 600 global clients.

David led the creation and delivery of the Food Strategy for the London 2012 Olympic Games, delivered the same role for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games and the Rugby World Cup in 2015 and has recently been appointed to the Rugby World Cup in Japan 2019. In 2016 Russell Partnership Consulting were delighted to announce their appointment to Expo 2020 Dubai – bringing together more than 190 nations and a projected international audience of 25 million. David has pioneered and driven food and technology solutions within organisations as diverse as Accenture, ADNEC, ExCeL London, BAA, The BBC, Chandon Estates, The Eden Project, English Heritage, House of Commons, InterContinental Hotel Group, Arsenal Football Club, Wembley Stadium, Twickenham, MCC at Lord’s, The NEC, The International Olympic Committee, Wimbledon and the United Nations. David was honoured by Welcome Skills with a Lifetime Achievement Award in July 2018 for his total commitment to the Hospitality industry and having spent a lifetime in furthering the sector.


  • EAME

Area Of Expertise

  • Concept Development

Food Facility Design

  • No

Management Advisory Services

  • Yes

Membership Grade

  • Professional


  • Consultant


  • The Russell Partnership UK Limited

Profile Title

  • Chairman



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