David has over 40 years’ of experience in providing housing for those on low incomes. David is currently an independent director of PowerHousing Australia and the Community Housing Industry Association (QLD). David is Co-Chair of Under 1 Roof, a consortium of housing and homelessness organisations in Brisbane.
David was the inaugural CEO at Brisbane Housing Company from 2002–2017, which is now one of the largest registered community housing providers in Queensland. David was a member on the Prime Minister’s Council on Homelessness from 2009 to 2013.
David holds a Bachelor of Arts (Politics and Economics) from the University of Oxford and a Masters in Philosophy (Town Planning) from University College London.