David Courtley

David is a member of the advisory board of Thorp & Partners. He has spent more than 40 years building and developing IT service organisations. Originally with the consultancy SD-Scicon, he was a senior figure in EDS UK at the forefront of the growth in outsourced services during the 1990s. He was COO then CEO at Fujitsu Services, during which time he led the turnaround and transformation of what had been ICL into a successful European services brand. Following this, he became CEO of Phoenix IT, a UK-listed company. David is a Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Sagentia and a Trustee of the education charity, SkillForce.

David has recently launched a new business called Mozaic Services to exploit the growing demand for SIAM consulting and best practice IT service delivery within the enterprise.

His substantial experience of leading businesses allows him to contribute strongly to the development of Thorp & Partners and to advise on key performers in the sector.