David is a retired chartered accountant, who worked in public practice where he specialised in Audit and also business advisory services to the SME sector. Before retiring, he was chief executive of the largest accounting practice in the Nelson region (now Crowe Horwath, Nelson).
David is a member of the Institute of Directors and also a Director of Nelmac Ltd, a Nelson City Council CCO providing asset management and environmental services throughout the top of the South Island. He also provides advisory services to a local engineering business.
David has been involved in governance roles in local community and sports organisations, including Nelson College, Nelson College Trust Foundation and the Tasman Rugby Union.