EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF FINANCE & ICT
Executive Director of Finance and ICT David Royston joined Accent in 2006. He is an influential accountant, with portable skills honed by delivering within diverse sectors. David has excellent leadership and people skills, and is equally at home running day to day finance activities as well as managing complex transactions and projects.
Prior to joining Accent, David worked in senior finance roles for a number of public and private sector organisations. These included private developer Harron Homes where, as group finance director, David was responsible for all aspects of financial strategy. As a former head of finance for Anchor (retirement housing), David led on business planning and stock appraisals, and the acquisition of new leasehold business.
David has also held a number of senior management roles with listed business Yorkshire Electricity Group plc as financial controller, in business planning and as development manager. He was also the financial analyst for the new ventures team shortly after privatisation. David began his career with KPMG, rising to manager, his first role after leaving university.
In his spare time, David enjoys travel, hill walking, Bradford City, DIY, family history and real ale.