David Campbell has 30 years’ experience in the areas of Regional Economic Growth, Public Policy Development and Strategic Leadership.
He is Currently the Chair and a Director of two NFP Social Enterprises in the Social Housing and Child Early Learning and Care Sectors. He sits on the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee of both Boards.
David has served on the Boards of Infrastructure (ports), Superannuation, Education, Health, Arts, Sport Companies and Industry Associations over a 30 year period.
His boardroom skills include strategic planning, performance review and change management, mentoring and monitoring management, risk. He prides himself on asking the hard questions in a collegiate manner. He has a reputation in effecting change and leading cultural change by example. He is well versed in organisational and company constitutional reform in the regulated NFP sector.
He has demonstrated thought leadership in a number of industries.
He is a Graduate and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and with 25 years’ experience in senior elected roles, maintains a strong interest in strategic planning, corporate governance, economic development and jobs growth.
During 7 years as a Cabinet Minister in the NSW Government, he had responsibility for establishing strategic policy in areas such as transport, roads, police, water utilities, small business, the Illawarra and regional development. He was a member of Budget Committee of Cabinet, Chair of the Infrastructure Cabinet Committee and he chaired the Trustee Board of the Parliamentary Superannuation Fund. He also served for 8 years as the Lord Mayor of the City Of Wollongong.
He is able to call upon a wealth of experience and contacts in the private and public sector for encouragement and advice.
He is often called on to offer advice and present on current issues.