David was Chairman and MD of a London-based marketing and communications consultancy for more than 20 years.
A former Director of the Development Corporation building the UK’s largest New City, he was also Chairman of a major social housing provider in the UK.
Prior to his retirement he was Executive Director of the UK Government’s Rethinking Construction initiative in the office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
He came to New Zealand in 2016 with his wife Helen. He is a Director and Trustee of the Turner Centre, Kerikeri, and Artistic Director of the Stage Door Theatre Company.