Dave has an extensive range of experience in the community services sector, holding varied leadership roles within the youth services and education portfolios. Working across a range of organisations in both NZ and Australia has provided him with significant exposure to community service models and practices.
Dave is keenly aware of the important role education plays from day one of people's lives and throughout their journey. He is passionate about ensuring every individual receives a quality start and a solid education regardless of the situation into which they are born, and whatever barriers they come up against.
Dave has a Masters in Theology and post graduate qualifications in both philosophy & education.