David is both a successful entrepreneur and corporate financier. David Scrivens has built several successful businesses and brings in-depth knowledge of the investment market, particularly from a retail perspective (the public as investors). David has set up, scaled, and exited, direct to consumer financial services brokerage Clubfinance. He was a founder of all the companies within the Amberside Group. Before Amberside, he qualified as an accountant and was a practicing corporate finance advisor.
David is a keen advocate of the concept of impact investment and driving best practice in this area. He was instrumental in Amberside’s investment in the Impact Investment Network. He also supported Amberside’s involvement as part of Capacity, the Public Services Lab LLP, a joint venture to build the capacity of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector to compete successfully for public sector contracts across North West England and Wales. David is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales