Prior to joining The Innovation Academy David worked in business development and events management roles with several education and health focused non-profit organisations Ireland, India and Australia enabling these organisations to raise €2.3m from corporate, public and private philanthropy.
David started his career in the Secretary General’s Office of the Irish Government’s Department of Communications, Marine and Natural resources, where he coordinated Ireland’s involvement at the World Summit on the Information Society.
A graduate of Trinity College Dublin, David has a B.A. Joint Honours degree in Business and Economics, and a Diploma in Events Management and Public Relations from the Fitzwilliam Institute.
Following his graduation, David volunteered with the education charity, Suas Educational Development in Kolkata, India and has remained a strong supporter of the organisation. David was recently made Chairperson of the Suas Alumni Network and is focused on revitalising and growing this national movement.