As Commercial Director, David is responsible for driving the continued expansion of Harwell’s real estate portfolio, fast tracking the delivery of the five million sq. ft Masterplan. Working closely with the wider team, David focusses on engagement with the larger knowledge economy occupiers, both domestically and internationally, to sit alongside the 200 life sciences, energy, space and quantum organisations already on Campus.
In his career spanning over 30 years, David has built a wealth of knowledge in the science and technology real estate market working in transactional and consultancy capacities on numerous business parks, science campuses and urban innovation districts as well as advising technology companies across a variety of sectors on their occupational requirements. This included his role as real estate advisor to Oxford Sciences Innovation plc. David joined Harwell from Bidwells, where he was a Partner in their Oxford office and head of Science & Technology, prior to which David was Director and co-founder of a commercial surveying practise acquired by Bidwells in 2015. David is a Chartered Surveyor.