David Sproul

David Sproul

Chairman, Starling Bank

David Sproul is the Global Deputy Chief Executive of Deloitte. Deloitte operates in more than 150 countries, with more than 300,000 professionals and 2020 revenues of $47.6 billion. He serves on the Global Executive and leads the Global Client and Business Executive, which oversees, sets strategy, and serves as the decision-making body for overall Deloitte Client and Business matters. In addition to providing the leadership,
management, and vision for the firm’s Client and Business organizations, David also oversees Deloitte’s Alliances, Ecosystems, and Assets, Bold Plays, and Corporate Development strategy.

His career with Deloitte and predecessor firms has spanned over 30 years. In addition to serving as Chief Executive of Deloitte UK and Deloitte North West Europe for eight years, he has led some of the firm’s key business areas, including Tax, Consulting and Advisory Services. David also spent two years as Managing Partner for Talent in the UK, an area that continues
to be an important focus for him, and a business priority for Deloitte.

Through the creation of Deloitte North West Europe, David was responsible for bringing together over 30,000 people across nine countries to help respond to the ever-evolving needs and challenges of our clients and our society. He continues to spend a significant proportion of his time leading client relationships and engaging with a broad cross-section of alliance
partners and other stakeholders.

David is a member of the CBI President’s Club, the Advisory Board to TheCityUK, Board of Honorary Directors, Royal Opera House and the Board of London First. His interests outside work are travel, cycling and motor racing.

David received his Accounting degree from the University of Hertfordshire and was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters by the University of Hertfordshire in 2012.