David has a policy interest in international financial market reform and EU financial affairs. He earned a PhD in politics at the University of Strathclyde and attended Harvard. David has worked at the Democratic progressive think tank, Center for American Progress, in Washington D.C. on policy issues relating to US financial regulatory reform and economic growth.
He has published articles in peer-reviewed academic journals and his work has featured in policy publications at the Center for American Progress and London First. Prior to his policy work David had a successful commercial career in finance and corporate communications.