Vice President - Business Ventures
David Smith is responsible for the establishment of operating companies in new territories with early focus being on South East Asia and the Middle East. New operating companies in Vietnam and the Kurdish Region of Iraq have recently been established and the next phases of development will broaden our activity into Myanmar, Qatar and Kazakhstan with projects in Russia, Turkey and Africa in the pipeline.
Before his current role, David was the Regional Vice President for Fosroc in South East Asia. Prior to joining Fosroc in 2011, David worked as a senior business leader in the global petrochemicals business of BP for over 30 years.
David graduated in the UK in chemistry and economics and is also a member of the Joint Audit Committee for the Humberside Police Service and Police and Crime Commissioner as well as a director of a business advice centre providing micro loans to new business start-ups in the East Yorkshire region of the UK.