David is the Head of Education and Engagement at the UK Parliament. He has a B.Ed. in Primary Education and Teaching and has worked as a Union Welfare Officer at Plymouth University Students Union and as Regional Education Manager (South East) with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
From 2006-2015, David worked with The British Youth Council and was Deputy Chief Executive 2011-15 with responsibility for engaging with 1 million young people each year. He was also responsible for the development of BYC national events including the live House of Commons UK Youth Parliament Sitting.
David has been at the UK Parliament since 2015 firstly as Head of Outreach and Engagement and, since 2016, as Head of Education and Engagement. He leads a variety of teams that are focused on engaging and inspiring people to engage with Parliament. He is a trustee for the National Federation of Young Farmers and Chair of the Board for Youth Access – the advice and counselling network.