Public Affairs & Communications Director
Since 1998, David has held various SWA roles covering public
affairs and media relations, international trade policy, the
Americas, and EU affairs. He is also a board member and
Treasurer of spiritsEUROPE.
David is a Keeper of the Quaich and Liveryman of the Worshipful
Company of Distillers. He also serves on the advisory board
to the International Centre for Brewing & Distilling at Heriot
Before joining the SWA, David worked at the European Parliament
in Brussels. A Law and History graduate of Edinburgh
University, he has a Masters in International Affairs from the
Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy in the USA and studied at
Cambridge University's Judge Business School.
He is a trustee of Edinburgh World Heritage and a director of
the Royal High School Club Trust, as well as current President of
the Royal High School FP Club.
Tel: 0131 222 9226