David has chaired or served on various charity, social enterprise and public sector boards, including The Prince of Wales' Innovation Trust, the Strategic Rail Authority, Housing& Care21 and the National Disability Council. He currently chairs the national charity Carers UK.
During his career, he has done work with numerous multinationals as well as for the OECD, EU and World Bank. He sits on the Corporate Responsibility stakeholder advisory groups for Camelot and for Lloyds Bank; is part of the Circle of Advisers for Business Fights Poverty and for the Asian Institute of Management's Ramon V. del Rosario, Sr. Center for Corporate Responsibility. He is part of the faculty of The Forward Institute. He was awarded an OBE for services to industry in 1994 and a CBE for services to disability in 1999.
The Guardian has named David as one of ten top global tweeters on sustainable leadership:@DavidGrayson_