David joined Design South East in March 2016 as Head of Design Advice.
He manages the team of Design Advisors and leads on product development and quality assurance. His focus is to make sure that all the different people that engage with Design South East, from both the public and private sectors, find the experience brings real practical benefits.
Before joining Design South East David spent eight years at MADE, the built environment centre for the West Midlands, managing design review services as well as training, arts and education projects. He previously worked for his own company R99, managing learning programmes such as international urban design summer schools. Before that he was a Senior Consultant at the Civic Trust.
David has a post-graduate diploma in Urban Design and is a member of the Urban Design Group.