David Knowles-Leak Speaks on and writes about decision-making. He is a governor of the Windsor Forest Colleges Group and still involved in the European Structural Investment Fund having spent six years on the Thames Valley Berkshire LEP. He also presents a local business focused radio show. He previously worked in the gas and flat glass industries as an international sales director and set up a business importing flat glass from Russia and Asia. He graduated from Nottingham University with a degree in theoretical mechanics. He has had a lifelong interest in politics beginning from his time as president of the student union and a member of the NUS executive. Until recently he was a director of the FSB involved in political lobbying.