David has over 40 years of housing experience, much of it at a senior level within Local Government. His background is in Building Surveying and in more recent years, his responsibilities included financial Business Planning, the housing strategic and enabling role, the Council’s housing Capital and Revenue programmes and a range of support functions such as training, tenant participation and customer services.
He has been directly involved in a number of Welsh Government housing policy initiatives including the establishment of the Welsh Housing Quality Standard, rent policy for all Welsh social landlords and the introduction of ‘Housing Revenue Account self-financing’ for each Welsh Council with a housing stock. David has a wealth of experience in programme management, estate regeneration and asset management.
He has a variety of leisure interests including travel, socialising with friends, gardening and photography, he enjoys music and attempting to play the piano but most importantly, he enjoys his close and growing family which is now spread across a number of continents!