A former national Chair of the British Association of Social Workers. David has managed his own training and consultancy company for the last seven years and is a regular contributor in the media on safeguarding matters.
Advisor to the Department for Education’s Children’s Workforce Development Council Newly Qualified Social Workers’ pilot programme from March 2009 to December 2011. Former Chief Executive of Charity Action on Child Exploitation ( ACHE ) which was a social policy charity significant in lobbying for and being closely involved in the creation of the national Register of Offenders in the 1997 Sexual Offences Act.
He presents a regular Podcast “ Thoughts on the Social World” which is the top Social Work/Social Care Podcast in the UK with over 4000 downloads per month as well as going to over 100 countries.