David is a well-known name in the Australian settlement sector and has served in several senior settlement roles. As founder and CEO of HOST International, David’s work is focused on assisting migrants and refugees to achieve a sense of humanity, hope and dignity while on their journey to a new home. David has expanded HOST’s services to include New Zealand, Nauru, Australia and South-East Asia. With a Masters in Community Management and a degree in Social Work, David specialises in how migrants and refugees can be integrated to host communities for better economic and social outcomes.

David is an accredited executive coach and is the NSW Branch President of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).