David Elliott holds a BSc in Biological Sciences and an MBA from Cambridge University. Apart from one of ACF's Trustees, he is currently Chief Executive Officer for Trees for Cities, a UK-based environmental organisation focused on greening cities across the UK and internationally. He has previously worked as a management consultant and for a number of large international development and animal welfare organisations in various locations across Africa and Asia. He has also been a trustee of the International Tree Foundation. He has a particular interest in programme and organisational development as well as business strategy.