David Grevemberg is founder and director of Grevemberg Strategies Limited (GSL) and provides strategic advice to companies in the public, private and third sectors. David has extensive experience in delivering complex, high profile, multi-stakeholder projects and has a track record of effectively managing government relations, community engagement and regeneration initiatives, corporate governance and leadership transformation projects, public relations and crisis management and contract negotiations. Additionally, he has specialist expertise in environment, social and governance (ESG) impact strategic planning and management. David also works part-time as the Chief Innovation and Partnerships Officer for the Centre for Sport and Human Rights (CSHR) based in Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to April 2021, David served for six and half years as the Chief Executive Officer for the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), the organisation responsible for the Commonwealth Games, Commonwealth Youth Games and various sport development and social change initiatives. He joined the CGF after the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games where he was the Chief Executive Officer of the Organising Committee and oversaw the hugely successful international multi-sport event. He was previously the Executive Director of Sport and International Federation Relations at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) headquartered in Bonn, Germany from 1999 to 2009. Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana in the United States – David is a former collegiate and international competitive wrestler in the United States and is currently a Brown-Belt Brazilian Jiu-jitsu practitioner. Over his 26 years professional career he has worked as team manager, athlete agent, coach, independent consultant and a Board director to numerous charities and foundations. David has received several accolades and honours – including, amongst others, he was awarded a UK Honour as a Commander of the British of Empire (CBE) for his leadership and innovation in delivering the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.