David worked at Cambridge Econometrics from 1986 to 2014, when he retired. He was the Administrative Director and therefore the member of the Board with various responsibilities for accounts, payroll, contracts, personnel and marketing. David led the company to certification under the ISO 9000 and Investors in People standards, and thereafter represented the company in inspections. He was also the organiser of conferences, and initially continued in this role when the Trust took over responsibility. David have been a Trustee since the charity was founded in 2005. He contributed the discussion of ethics in the paper ‘Climate Change, Social Justice and Development’ in Development, February 2009.