Global Deputy Chief Executive, Deloitte UK
David Sproul is the Senior Partner and Chief Executive of Deloitte UK and Deloitte North West Europe. His career with Deloitte and predecessor firms has spanned over 30 years and he has led some of the firm’s key business areas, including Tax, Consulting and Advisory Services. David also spent two years as Managing Partner for Talent, an area that continues to be an important focus for him, and a business priority for Deloitte.
Through the creation of Deloitte North West Europe, David is responsible for bringing together over 30,000 people across nine countries to help respond to the ever evolving needs and challenges of our clients and our society. He continues to spend a significant proportion of his time leading client relationships and engaging with a broad cross-section of stakeholders.
David also has UK and North West Europe executive responsibility for our purpose: to make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society. This purpose is reflected in the role Deloitte plays in responding to the needs of society ‑by providing trust in the capital markets, supporting inclusive growth and building the skills of our country’s young people.
Among the many inspiring initiatives of Deloitte in the UK, David is particularly proud to lead our social impact strategy, One Million Futures (OMF), which seeks to contribute to improving social mobility in the UK. Over a period of five years, Deloitte will help one million people get to where they want to be; whether that’s in the classroom, the workplace or the boardroom. Through OMF, Deloitte is now working with 51 society partners, helping people, whatever their background, improve their education, skills and employability.
David is a member of the CBI President’s Club, the Advisory Board to TheCityUK, the Leadership Council of the NCUB, Board of Honorary Directors, Royal Opera House and the Board of London First. His interests outside work are travel, cycling and motor racing.