David has a background in general insurance. He is a former General Manager of Commercial Insurance at SGIC and former Chief Executive Officer of RAA Insurance. 

David's board experience has also included directorships of Elders Insurance and Medical Insurance Group Australia. In 2011 David became a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

David joined the board in 2009. He is a member of the Finance, Audit & Risk Management Committee and the Governance & Nominations Committee.