Prior to joining Newgate David worked for 7 years within strategic communications specialising in housebuilding, local plan promotions, and commercial development. David’s experience includes helping gain permission for a range of schemes, as well as securing allocations within local plans for previously deallocated sites, through the identification and mobilisation of local support.
Before working in communications David worked as a Parliamentary assistant for a Labour MP, and retains links across all parties at local and national level.
David can regularly be found contributing comment and thought pieces within the industry press.
My greatest achievement? Becoming a Dad, and learning to function on less than 5 hours sleep a night!