David advises on complex strategy, public policy and commercial issues. He is internationally regarded for his work in pharmaceutical management and is expert in both market and non-market valuations. David has advised in a wide range of sectors, including primary industries, healthcare, advanced materials, food and beverage, and in media and digital. David has given expert testimony in New Zealand and Australia, and has consulted in Asia, Europe, and the Pacific.
David is trained as an accountant and an economist. He holds a Masters of Commerce from Auckland University and a Diploma in Health Economics from Tromso University. He is a member of LEANZ (Law and Economics Association of NZ), a Chartered Accountant, and is a member of the Institute of Directors. In 2015, David was made an Honorary Member of the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners. He is also a State Services Commission appointed Performance Improvement Framework reviewer