David is the Director of Research and Corporate Affairs in the Housing Agency, which is a statutory body set up under the aegis of the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government in Ireland. The Agency provides the Department, local authorities and approved (non-profit) housing bodies with support and advice on the delivery of housing and housing services.
David previously worked as a Policy Analyst in the Secretariat of the National Economic and Social Forum (under the aegis of the Prime Minister’s Department) and as a Researcher in the Combat Poverty Agency. He also worked as a Senior Researcher in the Analytical Services Division of the Department of Social Security (UK).
David has lectured and tutored in social policy at several academic institutions. His primary degree is in Social Science from University College Dublin and he received his Masters from the London School of Economics. He is a Chartered Member of the Charted Institute of Housing.