David is a fund manager with specialist expertise investing in companies with sub-£1bn market capitalisations. He began his career as an analyst in the research department at Wedd Durlacher, later moving into fund management in 1987 with the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund. He joined Gartmore Investment Limited in 1991, where he ran a combination of institutional funds and investment trusts, namely the Clydesdale Investment Trust and London & Strathclyde Trust. In 1995, he moved to LGT to manage small-cap retail funds and latterly spent nearly seven years as head of UK smaller companies at HSBC Asset Management. David joined Chelverton Asset Management in January 2006 and has co-managed MI Chelverton UK Equity Income Fund since launch and MI Chelverton UK Equity Growth (until November 2017). He also co-manages Chelverton UK Dividend Trust PLC .