David began his career with Young & Rubicam Adelaide in the early 90’s working on national brands like Mitsubishi Motors and Berrivale Orchards before moving to London to work with BHO FCB on the Walt Disney, Waitrose, Leaf Foods and Sara Lee business.
After 2 years in London, David moved to Canada to head up Strategic Planning with Dentsu Canada for Toyota, Lexus and Canon Canada. David also lead Strategic Planning for one of Canada’s largest financial organisations, MacKenzie Financial Corporation.
After 3 years in Canada, David moved to the windy city of Chicago to work for Ogilvy & Mather heading up Strategic Planning for the on-line financial giant Ameritrade.com.
On returning to Australia in 2002, David joined TBWA\TEQUILA. He became National Strategy Director in 2007 working primarily with Apple, Singapore Airlines, eBay, St.George Bank and Mars/Pedigree.
In 2009 David moved to Saatchi & Saatchi Sydney as Head of Strategy working with Toyota/Lexus Australia, Lion Nathan, Cadbury/Kraft, Emirates and Sony.
In March 2011, David returned home to South Australia to take up the position of Director, Marketing and Communications with the South Australian Tourism Commission.