David Ritchie

David joined WElink Group in October 2017 as a Group Board Advisor to assist in establishing the Group’s new off-site manufacture MMC new homes business and launching its first sites.  In January 2019, David agreed to become Chief Executive of WElink Homes in the UK.


Prior to joining WElink Group, David spent 19 years with FTSE 250 listed Bovis Homes Group plc, serving as Group Financial Controller, Group Chief Financial Officer, and was Group Chief Executive for nine years.  During his time as Group Chief Executive, Bovis Homes more than doubled its annual volume of homes, delivering circa 4,000 new homes each year with sales in excess of £1bn and operating profit of £160m.


David is a Chartered Accountant (ACA), having trained with and worked the first 8 years of his career with KPMG, and he holds a BA in Economics and Accounting from the University of Reading.  David is also a non-executive director of the iconic Scottish soft drinks business AG Barr plc and is Chairman of south east based developer, Lucas Design Group.