David has more than 25 years of experience in governance, communication, strategy and the law. David had several roles at the Australian Securities Exchange (‘ASX’), including as a legal and regulatory counsel, in strategy and as head of corporate affairs. He facilitated the final consultation sessions of the inaugural ASX Corporate Governance Council, leading to the publication of the first edition of the ASX Corporate Governance Council Principles & Recommendations. He has had director, executive and advisory roles in sectors including finance, transport, infrastructure and health.
David is a facilitator for Australian Institute of Company Directors (“AICD”) in Strategy, Risk, Board Effectiveness and Governance generally. David was also a co-contributor to AICD's first edition of Good Governance Principles and Guidance for Not-For-Profit Organisations. He enjoys guest lecturing to graduate students at the University of Sydney Business School in subjects including business ethics.
Currently, David is Deputy Chair ChildFund Australia; sits on the Audit & Risk Committee and Communication & Marketing Committee and is Chair of a Governance & Nomination sub-Committee. For four (4) years prior to June 2018, David was a non-executive director of the National Heart Foundation (NSW) Board, served on the National Audit & Governance Committee, was Chair of a transformation Board sub-Committee and sat on the NSW Audit Committee.