David Gardner

David Gardner

Member, RBCC Advisory Council

David Gardner is an engineer and entrepreneur with over 40 years industrial experience in Russia and the CIS countries. His career has spanned management of major installations in Russia for Britain’s machine tool companies and Head of USSR Representation for British companies John Brown PLC, APV PLC and United Biscuits. This drew him to the attention of Sulzer SA, then Nestle in Switzerland who appointed him Country Manager for important food manufacturing projects as diverse as breakfast cereals, mineral water and sports nutrition. David is a fluent Russian speaker, drawn from his many years in Russian industry and retail sales development during the Brezhnev to Gorbachev and Yeltsin to Putin years.