Meet the team

David Gluck (BA Hons Geography, MA Rural Affairs) is a Director of Yorplan. David is a highly experienced and qualified professional in rural development and regeneration issues who specialises in neighbourhood and community led planning.

David is a former Associate Director of ECOTEC’s Regeneration and Economic Development team. Within ECOTEC, David led the Rural Renewal team, both in the UK and across the EU. David has worked extensively for the public sector as a consultant for the European Commission, UK national government and regional and local authorities.

Before ECOTEC, David worked for 20 years in the public sector with the Commission for Rural Communities, the Countryside Agency and the Rural Development Commission.

In 2010, David set up his first business, Ruralis, and more recently, in 2013, a not-for-profit regeneration company, Tadcaster and Rural Community Interest Company, where he is Chief Executive Officer.

David lives with his family in Aberford, loves riding his Harley, rock climbing and spending time with his fabulous children.