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David Goosey

Governor

David is a global business leader with extensive experience in the agricultural, automotive, industrial and shipping industries; spanning agrochemicals, coatings and lubricants within ICI, Castrol and BP.

After an early career in front-line sales and marketing in Europe and Canada, David has held senior, global roles in marketing, strategy and transformation and business leadership; doing business across Europe, Asia, China, India, Japan, the USA and South America.

He has hands on experience of leading new start-up businesses as a member of the Castrol Innovation Growth Board and advisor to three Automotive start-ups. He then became Managing Director of Nexcel; a new business venture within BP, which is developing and marketing unique technology, to reduce the environmental impact of waste oil and vehicle CO2 emissions.

In parallel with his business commitments, David has held a number of Non-Executive appointments:

  • Director of the Burmah Castrol Pension Fund;
  • Trustee of the UK and Ireland Motor Industry Benevolent Fund;
  • Director of GreenSteam, a Copenhagen-based Tech start up in the shipping industry;
  • Treasurer of Friends of Emery Down, a woodland conservation / educational charity.

David leaves near Reading and is married with two grown up children. He is a keen sailor and mountain walker and still plays five a side football when travel commitments allow.