David Black was born in East Lothian, Scotland before his family returned to their roots in the North Yorkshire countryside.

Having spent over 25 years in the events industry, from DJ’ing to managing a marquee and furniture hire business which continues to supply essential items to parties, weddings and events across the UK.

He still manages an asset finance and car leasing business based in York.

In his free time, David is chairman of The James Bond International Fan Club which has led to countless radio, TV and press interviews. His love of Ian Fleming’s novels reveals itself in his avid attention to detail and sense of adventure reflected in his writing.