Specialist Insurance Broker
David is the Managing Director and Spearhead of Balens. An advisor to Professional Bodies on Insurance and Practice Management Issues, he lectures widely and regularly writes articles for journals.
David holds the Financial Planning Certificate (FPC) and the Mortgage Advice Qualification Certificate (MAQ). He is an NVQ Assessor and a visiting lecturer at a number of University Courses including at Oxford Brookes University, and the College of Osteopaths at Middlesex University, where he teaches Practice Management. David lectures widely at a number of other establishments and organisations and writes articles regularly on all aspects of Practice Management, including Professionalism and Ethics.
After spending a few years in the sixties as a Musician, David trained and spent 7 years as a Yoga Teacher. He still records and plays regular engagements with his progressive Jazz band, Interplay. David trained as a Healer in the 1970’s and is currently Chairman of the Trustees of the College of Healing, an Educational Based Charity. He is regularly involved with the Policy Making Group of the Self Regulatory Body, UK Healers, is a Trustee of the Confederation of Healing Organisations with his wife, also a Healer, Therapist and Teacher, and is a Trustee of the British Holistic Medical Association, a well respected organisation which supports and promotes whole person approaches in Orthodox Medicine.