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David Naylor

Job: Project Compliance Officer

School/department: Research

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 257 7075



About Me

Most of my time outside of work is spent raising my young twins, but when time allows I enjoy cycling, writing, cooking and trying to keep my garden under control.

Role Summary

I provide specialist advice to ensure compliance with grant funding rules, with a particular emphasis on EU & UKRI grants. I also monitor budgets and expenditure, check financial claims and reports, and monitor project progress.

Areas of Expertise

EU & UKRI funding rules, administrative grant management, project troubleshooting, audit preparation and support, project management support and risk-monitoring.

Experience and Accomplishments

After studying for a BSc in Multimedia Computing at DMU, I worked for several years in the automotive industry holding various positions in the finance department, managing a Sage Line 500 implementation during this time.

I joined DMU in 2005 working in the VC’s office before moving to the Faculty of Technology as a Research Coordinator in 2010.

In 2016, I was the workstream lead for the Project System during the CSM implementation.


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