Chair and Non-Executive Director, appointed 1 January 2020.
BSc (Hons) Mech Eng, MBA, FIEAust, FTSE, GAICD.
David is Chair of The Australian Centre for Social Innovation and Micro-X Ltd. He is a Director of the Social Policy Group and a Council Member of the Royal Institute of Australia.
Originally from Scotland, David has more than 30 years’ experience in the global oil and gas industry. He was formerly the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director of Australian Naval Infrastructure, CEO and Managing Director of Santos Ltd, and Deputy Chair of CSIRO and Managing Director for BP Developments in Australasia. David has held management and engineering positions at BP, ARCO and Shell in the United Kingdom, Pakistan, USA, Netherlands, and Norway. He also served as Chair of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association from 2011 to 2013, and Chair of i3 Energy PLC (UK) from 2017 to 2020.