David has been with DairyNZ since 2007 and is the GM for corporate services and also a member of the strategy and investment team. The corporate services portfolio includes management and responsibility of the finance, digital ICT, office, facilities and procurement, human resources, and health and safety teams.
David is also company secretariat for the DairyNZ Group, secretary for the New Zealand Core Database Access Panel, and DairyNZ-appointed director of the Southern Dairy Hub. He brings a wide range of commercial experience to his current position, including previous roles with Fonterra, which included working on several post-merger financial system integration projects, and working in London for five years as a financial contractor.
David joined DairyNZ as the financial controller and was chief financial officer prior to 2018. He has a Bachelor of Commerce and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.