David was appointed Managing Director of Social Traders in 2009. He is an Executive Director on Social Traders’ board and has responsibility for executing the organisation strategy, staff recruitment and external stakeholder engagement.
Previously, David held senior executive roles with Amcor, Toyota and Rio Tinto across government, media and community relations portfolios. His leadership experience in strategic business-community partnerships and strong advocacy for social and environmental responsibility spans two decades, with the development and successful implementation of new programs at Rio Tinto, Toyota and Amcor and policy and economic development experience at the grass roots level for an industry association and local government in New South Wales.
He has held numerous board positions including former Chair of the Buy Recycled Business Alliance.