David is a consultant and member of the Institute of Fundraising’s Expert Advisory Panel on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
A communications practitioner with over 22 years’ experience, he has worked in both advertising agency and client-side senior roles, developing strategic marketing campaigns.
David joined HOME Companies in 2013 with a UK and global remit. This included overseeing strategic communications development, corporate partnerships, reputation management and policy & public affairs for group companies, including HOME Fundraising and HOME India.
A passionate advocate for all areas of diversity and inclusion, in 2018 David established okusoka + Co – a new consultancy working with sectors and organisations to create inclusive cultures. Their strategic approach seeks to embed inclusion with the business drivers for organisations.
He has spoken at international fundraising events and conferences on a range of issues including creating positive organisational culture, public trust and media perception, growing income from individual giving and fundraising regulation.