David Brennan

David Brennan lives in Birstwith near Harrogate and is the CEO of Nexus Vehicle Rental who are a technology platform offering vehicle mobility solutions based in Leeds.

He has worked in the Automotive sector for 30 years and led a number of businesses including the UK arm of the world’s largest leasing business – LeasePlan.

In 2014 he joined Nexus Vehicle Rental, a Private Equity backed business and has spearheaded the business’ rapid growth. In December 2015, David led the £51m sale of the business to mid-market private equity firm Bowmark Capital, which bought out the previous investor, Livingbridge.

Since 2015 the Nexus business has doubled in profits and David continues to lead the growth of a Yorkshire based success story. He leads by example with Nexus being recognised as one of the UK’s Best Companies to Work For, progressing to a prestigious one-star accreditation in 2018 and has been named one of the top 50 companies to work for in Yorkshire leading to a focussed and engaged workforce.

In his free time, David visits Elland Road as a Leeds United fan and enjoys a passion for cycling and can often be seen riding around the magnificent, and challenging, Yorkshire countryside.