David Pemsel

David Pemsel

David Pemsel

Chair

David Pemsel

David is Chief Executive Officer, Guardian Media Group and Executive Chair, Guardian News & Media (“GNM”) .

David joined Guardian News & Media in 2011 and was appointed chief commercial officer in 2012. David was appointed chief commercial officer in 2012 and, a year later, took on increased accountability for the GNM business in the newly-created role of deputy chief executive, GNM, before assuming his current roles in 2015.

David worked in many senior roles within the media industry, including being a co-founder of Shine Entertainment in 2000, before becoming group marketing director of ITV in 2005.

David is a director of GMG PLC and The Scott Trust Limited, a non-executive director of The British Fashion Council, a Voting Member of BAFTA, a Council member of the Marketing Group of Great Britain. David was formerly a non-executive director of Ascential PLC.