Dr. David Nightingale

Prof. Dr. David Thomas NIGHTINGALE

Dean Faculty of Economics

David comes from a solid Red Brick university education with a career covering finance, upstream and downstream in the Petrochemical, Oil, Gas, and Banking industry. David’s career started in the Petrochemical financial services arena in Houston TX and he has been responsible for new areas of research which have revolutionized the multi dimensional modelling paradigms and machine learning in super computer MPP Geology analytical AI platforms.

In the IT world David is an advisor to several US Government agencies while working for the Senate Intelligence Oversight Committee including Narus the major sub-contractor to the Defence Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency, his consultancy skills have directed several projects that have been deemed of great value to the National Security of the United States of America.

Education and Qualifications

  • St Mary of the Angels, Jesuit Primary School, Lancashire, England
  • Ryebank High Private School, Bowering Park Road Liverpool.
  • St Francis Xavier Jesuit Private Preparatory School, ,Lancashire, England.
  • 1969 St Joseph's Jesuit Seminary, Upholland, Lancashire, England Private Academy, Day School.
  • 1974 Liverpool University Pre Medical, modules in Biochemistry, Cell metabolism, Genetics and physiology.
  • 1980 Durham/Teesside University
  • 1983 Syracuse University Corporate Scholarship
  • 1988 Syracuse University
  • 1989 University of Vermont
  • 1989 University of Cambridge Visiting Consultant Computer Science
  • 2012 United Nations Academy
  • 2017 and 2018 University of Nottingham
  • 2012 and 2014 University of Manchester
  • 2016 Institute of Irish Banking, Dublin
  • 2017 AIB Bank, Dublin
  • 2018 Accenture Associate –LLoyds Bank London /Bank of Ireland, Dublin

Business Career Consultancy Positions

  • 1977 to 1981 Control Data / Cray Research London, England and Minneapolis MN USA.
  • 1981 Western Geophysical/Schlumberger/CONOCO Richmond Avenue Houston TX, .USA
  • 1984 Bank of America, Croydon, London, San Francisco.
  • 1985 Occidental Petroleum Aberdeen.
  • 1992 Shell Petroleum, Waterloo, London, England.
  • 1993 Barclays Bank Energy Sector Analyst London, England.
  • 1995 HSBC Bank London England
  • 1996 Santander Bank, London England.
  • 1999 Royal Bank of Scotland London and Edinburgh.
  • 2003 Sub Sea 7 / Taqua Britani Business Architect, Aberdeen.
  • 2007 Oracle Corp Associate Royal Bank of Scotland Edinburgh.
  • 2010 IBM Associate - Cooperative Bank Global Markets London
  • 2011 BBVA Bank / Oracle Financial Services Madrid, Spain.
  • 2013 IBM Associate - Cooperative Bank , Manchester
  • 2015 Manchester University BPP Visiting Consultant Computer Science
  • 2016 University of Nottingham Visiting Consultant Computer Science
  • 2017 AIB Bank , Dublin Trading Platform Architect
  • 2018 Accenture Associate Lloyds Bank ,PSD2 Architect Bristol
  • 2019 Accenture Associate - Bank of Ireland , Dublin
  • 2020 SITA US Government Agency responsible for regulating Global travel


Energy and Green Resource Analysis Consultancy.
Independent Consultant specializing in Energy /Geophysics Value analysis applied to Oil and Gas resource evaluation plays.
Banking and Finance Business Intelligence Consultancy.
Compliance and IT Financial Architecture including MIFID BASIL IV Stress Test / CAR, SOX, FACTA Dodd Volker,SWIFT / TARGET2, RTGS FOREX IOT and Block Chain/Crypto applications and solutions


Arts & Culture 90%