David commenced his career in chartered accounting in 1998 working with Pitcher Partners in Melbourne, where he subsequently spent six years and gained his CA qualification. Passionate about sport and finance, David competed in the Olympics in badminton before embarking on his career in recruitment.
He moved into the Melbourne finance recruitment market working as a Senior Consultant and progressed to Manager within Michael Page recruiting middle management finance professionals.
After developing his finance recruitment and leadership skills for five years, David took on a role establishing the Victorian finance practice for a boutique executive search and selection firm, where he spent two years. David joined Ambition as Associate Director to run the Melbourne Commerce and Industry Finance practice and was promoted to Director of the Melbourne office in 2012 and Managing Director of Australia two years later.
He brings together his accounting knowledge, leadership skills and in-depth experience in executive finance recruitment and careers planning. David and his team support CFOs and HRDs with the attraction, recruitment and retention of high calibre financial professionals from recently qualified accountants through to CFO level.