David Parsons is a director and our editor-in-chief, with responsibility for all agency coverage, across all platforms.

He manages all our editors and reporters and is the primary contact for all editorial clients.

He started his journalism career in the regional press, before joining Sportsbeat as a senior reporter in 2000. He had a spell as news editor before heading the editorial team.

David lives in London and is a regular supporter of Arsenal and county cricket team Surrey.

He sits on the editorial advisory board of News Associates, the UK’s number one rated NCTJ journalism school.

Twitter – @DavidParsons80