David is managing director and founder of SOENECS, a research and innovation practice in 2014 following 15 years in leadership roles in local and regional government.

Through David’s leadership, SOENECS have developed www.potholespotter.co.uk, www.techtakeback.co.uk and are a project partner in the Interreg NWE TRANSFORM-CE project exploring plastics for additive manufacturing, and a supporter to the Interreg NEW FCBRE project researching the role of reuse in construction sector.

In the last 12 months David has led or been co-lead in the creation of the following reports:
● The SUEZ 2030 Insights report “Invisible Ocean Pollutants from our Roads”
● The London Borough of Tower Hamlets “Reuse, Recycling and Waste Supplementary Planning Document”
● The Brighton & Hove City Council “Circular Economy Routemap”