David has been a Senior Associate at Innovation Unit since 2006, working predominantly within the education and children’s social care portfolio. Previous to that, he was a founding Director at the National College for School Leadership, and before that a secondary headteacher for 14 years.
He has been a coach on the DFE Children in Social Care programme since its inception. For ten years he supported the Global Educational Leaders Programme. He has also worked on system change programmes in America, Australia and South Africa.