Following extensive commercial experience in the United Kingdom, David has worked in sport in New Zealand for the past 17 years, including in marketing and community sport development at Bowls NZ and as CEO of Auckland Football.

Well-versed in Auckland’s current and future issues around sport delivery and facilities planning, David drives Aktive’s partner relationships with individual codes at National and Regional level, as well as coordinating sector advocacy into Auckland Council’s planning, regulatory and budget frameworks and leading government relations.