Meet the Team
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Trustee & Chair of Finance, Risk and Audit Committee
David is the Chief Operating Officer at Twinkl, an online educational publisher that provides innovative teaching and learning materials and tools to educators around the world. He is passionate about the education sector and continuously explores how new concepts and technology can support educators and enhance learning experiences for children and young people. Twinkl works with teaching communities around the world, providing over 699,000 resources to educators in 200 countries and regions.
David oversees a wide variety of teams at Twinkl, including HR, Facilities, Legal, Risk, Partnerships, L&D, Projects and the dedicated Innovation team who conduct extensive research and identify and implement new opportunities for educators. Through these innovations, David hopes Twinkl can provide teachers with new tools to support their lessons and encourage children to experiment and explore opportunities within all subjects.
David also spearheads TwinklHive, a business accelerator launched by Twinkl that nurtures startups through mentorship and investment and pushes forward a wider mission of helping educators by supporting like-minded organisations. Through this, David also leads TwinklHive’s new entrepreneurship scheme aimed at 18 to 22 year-olds in South Yorkshire, which provides coaching, funding and an alternative career path to young people.