David Robert Simpson (62), 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, he is a qualified lawyer from the Guildford College of Law.
Simpson started his career in 1979 and has held various leadership positions with major corporates including Barclays de Zoete Wedd Limited and KPMG LLP. At present, he is a Trustee of Cardiff University, UK, and a Director of the British Geological Survey. He has earlier held the position of Global Head of M&A at KPMG LLP. Simpson 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, amongst others.