David Coombs

About David

Chartered Accountant. Cambridge University. Watford FC. Harlequins RFC. 2 children. Rugby, Cricket, Football, Golf, Tennis. Lead singer in a band. Barbershop choir. Piano. Live music.


  • Care Homes and Healthcare
  • Global leader in communications technology development
  • International vehicle hire
  • Catering services to the airport and transport industries
  • Retail, duty free and restaurant services
  • Tool and equipment hire

How I help Clients

  • Improvement in financial and operational management and reporting
  • Business development, restructuring and cost management
  • Successful bank refinancing and fund raising for new developments
  • Financial modelling and forecasting for cash flow and business planning
  • Management of key business targets, including bank covenants
  • Supporting CEOs in company restructures and development
  • Review, assessment and integration of accounting systems
  • Design of management information packs for operational and board use
  • Legal and contractual reviews and negotiations
  • Integration and development of start-ups and acquisitions
  • Recruiting, developing and mentoring staff
  • Problem solving and generating creative solutions
  • Relationships with banks, brokers, insurers, auditors, lawyers, HMRC
  • Implementing effective risk management

Ask David

“Unique combination of professional excellence and management skills.”

“Insightful understanding of issues and delivers practical and effective solutions.”

“Quickly became an invaluable team member whose opinion and expertise I could trust and rely on.”

“Worked very successfully with existing team and they have found him supportive and knowledgeable, whilst providing clear and transparent leadership.”

“Successfully addressed all the problem areas we found ourselves with”.