David Tilly joined Council in February 2016.
David is an international business lawyer with thirty years' experience, over twenty at a senior level as a partner in leading regional and national law firms. A graduate of Durham University, he trained and worked in the City before moving to Nottingham, in 1994, where he is a Consultant Partner with Geldards LLP. He provides commercial and strategic general counsel advice to a range of entrepreneurs, private businesses and global corporations.
David now combines legal work with independent consultancy and a portfolio of board / advisory roles, both public / charitable and commercial. In addition to his membership of Council he is a non-executive director for a number of private businesses, a trustee of Bromley House in Nottingham, a business representative on the board of One Nottingham, the strategic partnership for the city, and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
David is a keen support of the arts and has been vice chair of Nottingham Playhouse and chair of Nottingham Contemporary. He lives in Nottingham with his wife Joanna, an educational psychologist, and their daughter, Laura.
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