David is the Deputy Secretary, Strategic Reform and Policy for the NSW Government’s Department of Family and Community Services.
David joined FACS from the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, where he was leading the work on the White Paper on the Reform of the Federation. Prior to this David held senior positions in the Departments of Education, Finance, Health, and the Treasury.
Before joining the APS, he worked as Chief Executive Officer of the National Catholic Education Commission and Deputy Director of the Australian Catholic Social Welfare Commission. David has also served on the Board of Centrelink and the Australian Council for Educational Research.