David has worked in a variety of roles within a long career in Higher Education at institutions all in Leeds. After studying business and marketing and working as a graduate trainee in industry he joined Leeds Met to develop student recruitment and marketing activity before going on to specialise in all aspects of international activity, embracing strategic projects, student recruitment, student and staff exchange and international community volunteering leading eventually to the role of Director of International Development. David then joined Leeds College of Art and enjoyed four wonderful years developing internationalisation within the curriculum, through student exchange and increasing the number of students from abroad and range of countries represented at the College.
David works part-time now specialising in access and generally using his experience and skills where he can be useful. This has included both Leeds Trinity University and a higher education consortium, Go Higher West Yorkshire based at the University of Leeds.