David Wilson became a Governor of Forest School in December 2012 and Chairman in 2016.
He is a solicitor and accredited mediator and works at Goldman Sachs in London as Managing Director and Senior Counsel. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, David was a partner at Simmons & Simmons, specialising in litigation and working at its offices in London, Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi.
David was educated at Forest, the University of Southampton and the College of Law. Formerly a member of the Audit Committee of The Law Society of England and Wales and the Advisory Board of the NSPCC, he is currently a trustee of the Goldman Sachs UK Retirement Fund, a Liveryman and Freeman of the City of London. He was also formerly the Chair and is now a Trustee of a large multi-Academy trust.
David and his wife, Claire, have two sons and live in London and Wiltshire.
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