Dave is a qualified Chartered Quantity Surveyor (MRICS), Building Engineer (CABE) and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Insurance (ACII).
Originally a surveyor, Dave qualified as a Loss Adjuster (ACILA) in 1992. He was later a founder Partner in Garsides Chartered Loss Adjusters, where, following their acquisition by McLarens Chartered Loss Adjusters, he became an Associate Director and also Head of Subsidence for the North West Region prior to them becoming part of the Capita Group.
Dave left Capita McLarens in 2002 to form PMC UK Property Solutions Ltd, a firm of Chartered Engineers and Surveyors, specialising in the resolution of Subsidence/Buildings claims for Insurers.
Since 2011 Dave has specialised in the recruitment of Engineers, Surveyors, Contracts Managers and Loss Adjusters to positions both Home and Abroad.