David is Senior Consultant to Resolve Advisors. As an ADR consultant he specialises in consulting in the public and tertiary sectors focusing on dispute resolution capacity building and change. He is a Conciliation Officer and head of Professional Development with the Victorian Accident Compensation Conciliation Service. He acts as a coach and adviser to senior executives in the public sector.
David’s academic background includes postgraduate degrees from Oxford University (Social Anthropology), and RMIT, Melbourne (Business Studies – Organisational Change). David was a member of the Federal Attorney-General’s National Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Council (NADRAC). He conducts a negotiation course for Master of Law students at the Catholique Université de Lyon, France.
David has written widely on conciliation practice and theory. In 2014 David received a LEADR Award for Significant Contribution to Dispute Resolution in Australia.