In his role of Senior Partner and Chief Executive, David has made the establishment of a truly inclusive culture one of his priorities for Deloitte. As part of this focus, David has put gender equality at the forefront of UK firm’s agenda, and set the ambitious target of achieving 25% female partners by 2020. In the last few years Deloitte UK has launched various programmes to support senior women in the workplace, such as their WorkAgility strategy, and the launch of Deloitte’s Return to Work and Working Parents Transition programmes. In 2015, Deloitte was one of the first large firms to publish its gender pay gap voluntarily. David is an active supporter of the Women’s Business Council and was included in its ‘Male Agents of Change’ list. He also received the United Nations 2016 Women’s Empowerment Principles award for his commitment to gender equality.