"David is Chief Executive of Pi Capital, a role he has held since 2002 following a management buy-out. Pi Capital is a unique investor network that finds growth equity and alternative asset investment opportunities for its members and negotiates participation in select private equity deals and funds. It allows individual investors to participate in transactions on an opt-in basis that are usually the exclusive preserve of institutions. In addition to investment opportunities, Pi Capital offers its members exclusive vibrant social and educational programmes. Throughout the year, Pi Capital provides a unique platform for members to engage with each other and with expert speakers by hosting topical speaker lunches, charity dinners and cultural and philanthropic events. David previously founded, built up and sold several businesses and health club chains in the US and UK. He has financial interests in several other businesses and industries (both as an angel investor or co-investor) including Fitness First, the world’s largest health and fitness group which is backed by BC Partners. He is on the Board of Directors of Fitness First and numerous other UK and US companies and is an active member of the YPO and CEO global business organizations. David is an American who has been living in the UK for the past 20 years. "