Market Leader for Transportation - Northern Hemisphere, GHD
David is GHD’s Market Leader for Transportation - Northern Hemisphere. Prior to taking on this role he led GHD’s Australian Transportation practice from 2013-2018. Over the course of his 25 year career with GHD he has held several executive leadership roles, including that of Regional Managing Principal (RMP) in two states of Australia. During his time as RMP in GHD’s Sydney office, he led and was responsible for improving the diversity of the practice, especially at a leadership level. During this period the level of representation of women in leadership in this region increased from 2.5% to 33%. This has been a personal passion of David’s over many years and he has seen the business benefit overall from these fundamental and essential changes. He is a civil engineer with more than 30 years’ experience; a Fellow of the Australian Institution of Engineers; and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Until his recent relocation to the UK, he was a Director of the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia where he chaired the Technical and Ratings Committee for 5 years.