David Robert Simpson (65) was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of ITC effective January 27, 2017, as a representative of Tobacco Manufacturers (India) Limited, a subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c.
In addition to holding a Masters Degree from the University of Cambridge, Simpson is a qualified lawyer from the Guildford College of Law. He started his career in 1979 and has held various leadership positions with major corporates including the investment banking arm of Barclays PLC and as Global Head of M&A at KPMG LLP. Simpson is currently a Director of the British Geological Survey. He has a wide range of expertise and understanding of diverse sectors spanning Investment Banking and Private Equity, Infrastructure, Energy, Transport, Healthcare, Education, Investment Risk Assessment etc.
He is also on the Boards of Ecofin Global Utilities and Infrastructure Trust plc, UK, and M&G Credit Income Investment Trust plc, UK, and Aberdeen New India Investment Trust PLC, UK, amongst others.