David is the Executive Director of Strategy and Growth at Communicare, and oversees the strategic and operational direction of all services within the organisation. In the last two and a half years he has jointly led the organisation through a period of transformational change to prepare the organisation for an everchanging world.

David started his career as a social worker, and brings considerable policy, leadership and strategy experience. David spent six years in WA State Government in the (former) Department of Child Protection implementing a range of child protection reforms, and in a previous tenure at Communicare was instrumental in the development of the Communicare Breathing Space program.

David is a social worker and has also graduated from the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is currently on the board of the WA Council of Social Service and past Co-Chair of the Western Australian Anti-Poverty Week Facilitation Committee.