David has been involved with wine for the whole of his career. David joined the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) as Head of Education. He passed the Master of Wine Examination in 1994, winning the Listel Award for the best paper on vinification. He is currently International Development Director, overseeing the offer of WSET qualifications in 35 countries and 8 languages.
David is a regular judge on a number of tasting panels, both for the wine press and formal competitions and is a non-executive director of the IWSC.