David is the Group CEO of Capricorn and has 16 years’ experience in Cooperative and Mutual sectors. He currently has a variety of relevant directorships, including Business Council of Co-op’s & Mutuals (the Apex body for cooperatives in Australia), WA Co-op Federation, WA Motor Industry Foundation, and previously the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association.
Prior to joining Capricorn in 2006 David held several senior sales, marketing and general management roles for organisations with responsibilities both in Australia and globally.
As an experienced Chief Executive Officer of a large cooperative and a director on various Board’s David has a good understanding of good cooperative governance standards, as well as strategy development and managing risk.
He has nominated to join the ICA Board as he believes he can add value in further promoting the cooperative business model and creating stronger cooperative businesses not only in Australasia but on the global stage too. And he would like to further contribute to this and the ICA’s ongoing success.
David holds an MBA, is a Fellow of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Governance Institute of Australia and attended Harvard Business School, USA.