David has 10 years’ experience and a strong reputation in the urban nature conservation sector. Listed in the Evening Standard as one of London’s 1000 most influential people, David has expertise in developing strong partnerships across the public, private and charity sectors transforming London’s open spaces for people and wildlife.
David recently led on the development and delivery of both Woodberry Wetlands and Walthamstow Wetlands, two of the largest wetlands programmes in London in the last 20 years. As Director of Development, David now leads London Wildlife Trust’s consultancy work, fundraising and the development of the Trust’s large-scale natural heritage and habitat restoration projects across London
David began his career as a science teacher in north London before moving to London Wildlife Trust to develop outdoor education and outreach programmes in East London.