David spent six years in the accounting profession, initially with international firm KPMG, then with a local WA firm where he focused on auditing, taxation and business advice. During the next 20 years he obtained a range of skills and experience in the commercial sector, which included Company Secretary for a Perth radio station, Commercial Manager of an ASX listed gold mining company, Financial Controller of a large group of motor vehicle dealerships (turnover $200m plus) and Managing Director of WA's largest luxury motor vehicle dealership. David was also a Coach and Partner with a national business coaching firm, during which he coached small, medium and large private businesses, franchises and ASX listed public companies. He has been involved in numerous business acquisitions and business sales over the past 20 years in different roles, including as adviser, negotiator, buyer and seller. David holds a Bachelor of Business degree and a Diploma of Property (Real Estate), is a Chartered Accountant, a Certified Practicing Accountant, Licensed Real Estate and Business Agent and a Certified Practicing Business Broker.