David was involved with FSD Kenya since its inception nearly 20 years ago and was a former Director. He had the overall responsibility for leading FSD Kenya to achieve its goal of generating sustainable improvements in the livelihoods of lower-income households through reduced vulnerability to shocks, increased incomes and employment. He led the development of FSD's strategy and presided over its delivery, ensuring that we were fully accountable for what we do to our funders and other critical stakeholders. Reporting to the Trustees, he oversaw system efficiency and ensured appropriate fiduciary oversight was maintained. He supported national policymakers and implementers, liaised and harmonised with other key development players, provided support in project design, review, and analysis and provided technical advice to the FSD team and key partners.