David has been a director and shareholder of Brown Glassford since April 2014. He grew up in the small farming community of Orini in the Waikato where his parents had a dairy then bull beef fattening farm, and completed an Accountancy degree and Rural Valuation diploma at Massey University in 1992.
Since then David has worked in a number of banking and accounting related roles both in NZ and overseas. After returning from overseas in 2000, David spent 10 years with a major New Zealand bank, initially in corporate head office accounting/business analyst roles, then for 7 years in a number of senior roles in the rural banking sector based in the Waikato. David is a member of the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants and the NZ Institute of Primary Industry Management.
David moved to Brown Glassford and Canterbury in January 2012 and lives with his wife Jane and their three sons on a small lifestyle block in Broadfield. In their spare time they enjoy most outdoor activities and exploring many parts of Canterbury and the South Island.