David is an electrical engineer and computer scientist with significant expertise in software and systems safety. He is a Principal Airworthiness Standards Officer in the Airworthiness & Engineering Branch (AEB) of CASA, where he is responsible for initial airworthiness and flight operational equipment standards. He is a CASA representative to the ICAO Airworthiness Panel.
Prior to joining CASA, David spent over 18 years in software and systems engineering and technical management roles in industry. He is a chartered professional engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia.