David is the co-Director of H2 - by far the most quoted source on the sector in published company reports, transaction documentation and sell-side analysts’ notes, as well as in the trade/business media – including more recently the BBC, Reuters, Bloomberg, The Economist, The FT, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He is a regular presenter on the latest industry trends as H2 sees them, and over the last 12 months has spoken at conferences in Shanghai, London, Stockholm, Amsterdam and Las Vegas. David was originally involved in the setting up of the UK National Lottery, and has over 20 years’ senior experience in high level consulting to both commercial and government clients across the gambling and sports sectors. He is a senior Council Member for the New York-headquartered Gerson Lehrman global network of expert advisors, and in 2015/16 has led key H2 commercial market assessments in a number of US States, Australia, the Netherlands, Canada, China, India, Monaco, and the Nordics. David leads on H2’s advisory services in real, and ‘unreal’, sports betting – the latter covering virtual, Daily Fantasy, and eSports. David also has professional sport commercial rights experience - with former roles in Premiership club rugby; Premiership football; GB and European basketball; Ryder Cup golf; Formula 1; and for British Skeleton as part of Team GB during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.