David Wesson

Managing Director

Managing Director

David joined the Institute as Managing Director in September 2020 and works alongside the CEO to translate the Legatum Institute’s vision into impact.  He was previously CEO of City Gateway, a training and employability charity working on behalf of disadvantaged Londoners to support them into full time jobs and further education.  Prior to that role David spent over a decade working at Virgin, having started his career at Arthur Andersen.  David is also a non-executive director for the international development NGO, Tearfund which works on the ground in over 50 countries across the world.