David Gallie

Executive Director of Resources

Responsible to the Chief Officer for the leadership and performance of the functions allocated to the GLA’s Resources directorate and for contributing proactively and collaboratively to the Corporate Management Team (CMT). 

Responsible to the Mayor and the Assembly as the GLA’s Chief Finance Officer under Section 127 of the GLA Act 1999.


Prior to joining the GLA in 2010, David has worked for four other local authorities in London, leading the finance function in one and managing all the education support service functions in another. David is a non-Executive Director on two multi-academy trusts in London.

David holds a first class honours degree in Economics from the LSE and a distinction in his master’s degree in Politics and Administration from Birkbeck College. He is a fully qualified member of CIPFA.