David is a Sydney-based environmental scientist with over 35 years’ experience in the professional environmental arena (both in private and public sector roles). He is a Fellow of the EIANZ and a former member of the EIANZ Board. After spending most of his career as a consultant in environmental management, impact assessment and contaminated sites, David recently completed six years as a Member of the NSW Planning Assessment Commission. He is an environmental expert on three council planning panels, a sessional lecturer in environmental science, and a former Acting Commissioner in the NSW Land & Environment Court. David also chairs four Community Consultative Committees in regional NSW.