David Sproul is Global Deputy Chief Executive of Deloitte, where he has served in numerous leadership roles for almost two decades. He currently leads the Global Client and Business Executive, which oversees, sets strategy, and serves as the decision making body for overall Client and Business matters.
As Chief Executive of Deloitte UK and Deloitte North West Europe, David was the driving force in bringing together over 30,000 people across nine countries to help respond to the evolving needs and challenges of Deloitte’s clients.
Since the beginning of his career at Deloitte, David focused on having the vision of the company be defined by the impact it has on the success and reputation of their clients. He has since played an integral role in the creation of Deloitte Digital and the expansion of the firm’s operations in Switzerland.
In addition, David was responsible for launching the UK Futures campaign, which provides a platform for debate on the challenges affecting the UK economy as well as the role of business in wealth creation.
During his tenure, David led the One Deloitte campaign where he extended the company’s real estate services and explored growth opportunities.
Renowned for his ability to reshape business platforms, David was appointed Managing Partner for Talent UK, where he instituted the foundations of the company’s talent approach.
David is a travel, cycling and motor racing enthusiast. He is a member of the CBI President’s Club, an advisory board member to The City UK, as well as a member of the Board of Honorary Directors, Royal Opera House, and the Board of London First.
In recognition of his contributions, David was awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters by the University of Hertfordshire.