David heads the Liquor Licensing Team for the DBH Commercial Law department. He is the chairman of both Tillett Natural Stone Industries and Mintaro Slate.
David is a past director of the World Sailing & Australian Sailing Organisations. In March 2005, he was recognised as the 2004 Official of the Year by the Confederation of Australian Sports. He is a member of the Executive of the South Australian Olympic Council and in 2012 was awarded for his service to sport with an Order of Merit. David has officiated as a judge/umpire at the Olympic Games and Americas Cup. David was recognised with an Order of Australia in 2014 for his extensive contribution and commitment to the sport of Sailing.