Experience: Since 1988, has worked as a technical journalist in the electronics, communications and power generation sectors.
In 1989, joined Wilmington Publishing working as Editor of leading trade journal, Modern Power Systems.
In 1997, joined Pennwell Publishing as Managing Editor of Power Engineering International with the mission to set up and build a UK office. During nine years at Pennwell Publishing UK:
Served as conference Chairman for:
Has worked as a power and energy journalist since 1996, reporting for a variety of energy industry publications including The Energy Industry Times, Utility Week, Power Engineering International and Modern Power Systems.
Joined the editorial staff of Wilmington Publishing's power group in 1996, working as Assistant Editor on Power Economics and Modern Power Systems. In 1998 joined PennWell Publishing as Senior Editor on Power Engineering International before rising to become Managing Editor.
During nine years at PennWell she also served as Conference Chair for some of the company's key regional energy conferences, including Russia Power and Power-Gen Latin America.
Holds a BSc (Hons) in Geology from the University of Durham and an MSc in Environmental Technology and Energy Policy from Imperial College, London.
After 12 years as a commissioning and power plant engineer, involved in the construction and repair of power stations, David moved into power and energy journalism.
Since 1994 he has held various editorial positions including Editor on titles such as Electricity International, Nuclear Engineering International, Worldwide Independent Power, Renewable Energy, and Deputy Editor of Modern Power Systems.
David has also taught science in secondary school.