24 March 2022 | County Hall, Belvedere Road London

David Frise

Job Role

Chief Executive Officer, BESA


David Frise – BESA, Chief Executive Officer

A former nuclear submariner, David left the Royal Navy to move into building engineering services contracting working as an M&E contractor for 25 years, before branching out into renewable energy systems. He has served as a non-executive board member of Summitskills, the Construction Products Association and as chair of the BIM group at the Specialist Engineering Contractors.

He was the chief executive of the Finishes and Interiors Sector FIS representing the fit out industry for seven years. David has had a long association with BESA as an active member and in 2018 was appointed Chief Executive. He is a frequent speaker on competence and compliance, energy efficiency, system integration, low carbon initiatives, the future of the sector and the gap between design and performance in buildings.