In my opinion, David’s key attributes are:

In-depth knowledge of the Catering, Restaurant and Accommodation sector
Very substantial practical experience in, and understanding of, the above
Maximisation of financial potential for the business
The ability to flex, to accommodate different, often unique situations
Ability to work with staff at all levels, and create good working relationships
Financial skills in planning, interpreting figures and forecasting
Marketing – internal and external – creating the strategy for ‘’selling’’ the facilities to bring in other cost sector and commercial revenues