David Montague has been Chief Executive of L&Q since February 2008. He has been with L&Q since 1988 and served as Group Director of Finance before his current appointment.

In 2013 David was elected to the NHF board and awarded a CBE for services to housing in London.

David is Chair of the g15 who represent London’s 15 largest housing associations, providing homes for one in ten Londoners and one quarter of all new building.  The g15 are working to solve the housing crisis by delivering good quality, affordable homes of all types.  In this capacity he is a member of Sadiq Khan’s Homes for Londoners Board.

David is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.  He writes and speaks on housing issues and publishes regular blog posts on this website.

David is L&Q's most senior lead champion for equality and diversity issues. This includes being a friend and ally of our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff and residents network.