David Simpson was one of the co-founders of Petplan the first company to offer a pet insuance plan for petowners. The company founded in 1976 grew to become and remains today the largest pet insurer in the world.
Petplan were one of the initial founding donors to the Animals in War Memorial. David is also the chair of the Petplan Charitable Trust, a registered charity, that since 1994 has made over £5 million in grants and donations to animal welfare charities and supported clinical veterinary studies. He was recently made an Honorary Associate Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons