David has 27 years of professional experience as an economist and transport specialist working with international organisations, including the Asian Development Bank, throughout Asia and the Pacific.
He joined ADB in 2010. He was a Principal Transport Specialist for the Transport and Communications Division at ADB’s Central and West Asia Department (CWRD) from 2015-2016.
In April 2016, he took on the role of Unit Head, Portfolio Management, PNG Resident Mission, Pacific Department (PARD) before becoming Country Director there earlier this year. The ADB is the largest single investor in infrastructure in PNG.