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David Griffiths

Director, GPLI Ltd

David has been a chartered surveyor for more than two decades, and since 2009 has been a director of GPLI, a property consultancy advising landlords and tenants across a variety of sectors, from retail, leisure and entertainment to education and health. 

David is a passionate advocate for the North East and has acted for international clients resulting in £300m of inward property investment to the region. 

The former Royal Navy pilot, studied at Northumbria University, completing a Masters in Project Management and also served as a governor at West Jesmond Primary School. 

“Life is very unique in that it was built around a partnership model and effective partnership remains at its core. I look forward to working with Life to ensure we maximise commercial opportunities to underpin its strong financial future.”

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