David grew up on the Island and has recently retired from a 38 year teaching career, most of which were at Jersey College for Girls, including 9 years as a member of the Board of Governors.
He has an Honours Degree in Technology from Brunel University.
His passion for sailing and boating started at a young age, sailing dinghies at St Aubin’s Fort with his father, together with years spent cruising and racing the family’s 27ft wooden yacht.
A past Commodore of St Catherine’s Sailing Club 2019-2020, he is an experienced yacht racing skipper, having competed in local, national and international events for many years.
He is currently on the Executive and Sailing Committees of St Helier Yacht Club.