David has been Chief Executive of Auckland Transport since its establishment in November 2010. Prior to this he was Chief Executive of professional services business CPG, a subsidiary of Downer EDI.
David has held a number of roles as Chief Executive / Director in a range of businesses including the energy, packaging, processing and farming sectors.
David has a doctorate in environmental engineering and is a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Engineers, New Zealand. Having started his professional career as an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois and Senior Lecturer at Massey University he comes with a breadth of academic, commercial and local government experience.