David Myers is NED at Sleeperz Hotels, Co-Founder and NED at The Parogon Group and Trustee at Carefree. Having spent his early career in larger businesses (Pilkington Glass, Mars, Premier Foods and Mitchells and Butlers) David co-founded Parogon Group in May 2007 with three school friends, he took over as CEO of Sleeperz, a hotel start up, later that year. Despite the financial crisis of 2008/9 and the Covid pandemic, both organisations have grown substantially and are leaders in their field. Sleeperz has five budget lifestyle hotels in Edinburgh, Dundee, Newcastle, and Cardiff. Parogon has ten premium country pub restaurants across Staffordshire Shropshire and Cheshire and a turnover of £25million. Having built the business from ground up, David successfully sold Sleeperz hotels in May 2022, where he is now Non-Executive Director. David has a proven track record in growing best in class consumer businesses through clarity of vision and leadership. His varied career has included business turnaround, brand creation, repositioning and roll outs, financial restructuring, raising capital and private equity investment and selling businesses successfully. David has a Bsc in Economics from Bristol University, a DipM from Manchester University, and an MBA from Warwick Business School, he enjoys playing water-polo, skiing, cooking (and watching Stoke City!).