David Payling joined the company in May 2021 and brings a proven track record as an experienced Chartered Accountant in senior roles at Deloitte, as well as Deputy CEO and CFO of a social enterprise microfinance business in Zambia. Most recently, David spent over four years at FTSE 250 wealth manager Brewin Dolphin.
As COO, David will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations, implementing a business-wide strategy, and continuing to foster Ellandi’s corporate culture.
“Taking on the role of COO at any time is an incredible opportunity; to do so in a period of intense and rapid change within the sector makes the opportunity even more thrilling. Ensuring that we have the right structures and focus to seize and maximise these opportunities is an exciting challenge that I am delighted to be leading,” says David.
Morgan Garfield, Managing Director and Co-Founder adds: “David brings valuable experience and expertise from leading financial services and accountancy firms but also shares our passion for creating social change across the UK.”