David oversees DairyNZ’s Sustainable Dairy team, which includes environment, policy, solutions and development, and biosecurity.
David is a water quality scientist with more than 20 years of national and international experience in applied water resources management. He has held numerous roles since joining DairyNZ in 2013, including Senior Water Quality Scientist, Environment Manager, and four years as Strategy and Investment Leader for Responsible Dairying.
He previously worked as a scientist and advisor for Deltares, an independent international water research institute based in the Netherlands and then Singapore. David holds a PhD in Limnology and a MSc in Freshwater Ecology from the University of Waikato.