David is a Greens MP in the NSW Parliament, serving in the State’s Upper House since September 2010.
David has been a strong voice in the campaign against amateur hunting on public land, and continues to work against the development of a pro-gun and hunting culture in NSW.
Among David’s current campaigns are working to create a planning system for NSW that is sustainable and community oriented, campaigning to curb the use of police drug sniffer dogs and Tasers, and protecting the rights of workers to fair wages and workers compensation.
David was an elected Greens Councillor on Woollahra Council between 2004 and 2012 where he served a term as Deputy Mayor.
Before entering Parliament David worked as a lawyer for 13 years, the majority of this time as a Barrister. In that time he acted for a broad range of people and organisations with a focus on employment, discrimination, industrial and tort law.
David lives in Sydney with his partner Patricia and their two daughters.