David manages ASMC’s economic and trade functions. His role includes the co-development and implementation of a Trade strategy for the sector and policy development and engagement on a range of issues including trade, land access, the environment and energy.
David joined the ASMC in November 2017. Previously, David was the Chief Economist at the Department of Natural Resources and Mines and previous to that held senior Economic and Policy positions at the Queensland Resources Council and the Minerals Council of Australia.
David has a Bachelor of Business (majoring in Economics and Law) and a Masters of Industry Strategy and Economics from the Australian National University. David started his career as a commodity trader for a Queensland stockfeed company.