David Blatch, born in the UK, studied European Finance & Accounting at Leeds Metropolitan University and Fachhochschule Bremen. Following university David qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant and is a member of CIMA.
Previous to TFL he held numerous international positions in the manufacturing and technology sectors, working in the UK, Germany, and South Africa. His final position before joining TFL was as EMEA Finance Director for iBAHN, a technology company supporting the hospitality industry, where he led the finance and IT teams in the EMEA region.
Joining TFL in 2015 he fulfilled several Finance Business Partnering roles supporting the manufacturing and supply chain functions, becoming Global Head of Financial Reporting & Controlling in 2017.
In Sept 2023 he was promoted to the Group CFO role and at the same time he joined the Executive Board of the TFL Group.