David received his Bachelor of Arts from the National University of Singapore and his Masters in Business Administration from the Pennsylvania State University.
Prior to joining SP in 1989, David was a regional manager with a multinational corporation in the exhibition and construction industry. His job scope required him to travel extensively to China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand and India.
In 1995, David won the Excellence in Teaching award. This award recognizes lecturers with a passion for nurturing the young minds.
Apart from teaching, he also coached students in national competitions. Through such competitions, students can effectively apply what they had learned in the classroom. In 1995, David co-coached a team who emerged champions in the Marketing Institute of Singapore National Marketing Strategy Competition. In 2002, he coached another team who emerged champion in the Singapore Institute of Management National Management Game.
David's hobbies include reading, swimming and walking his Jack Russell.