Dave is a prolific campaigner for social and ecological justice, and an ethical brand ambassador. In 2015 he stood in the General Election, for the Green Party, for the seat of Beaconsfield. He gives counsel over coffee (carbon coaching) to individuals and families, CEO’s and celebs. He hosts and produces a weekly radio show on Marlow FM, the 'Watt Next Show'. A Fellow of the CIOB, Dave is a Chartered Environmentalist and a Chartered Engineer, who initially studied Engineering at Cambridge University. In the 1980’s he was selected for the GB rowing team.
The first 25 years of his professional career he spent influencing thought-leaders and ‘captains of industry’ towards deeper sustainability. In the 1990’s he led government programmes for a healthier built environment including the BREEAM team, 1995-97, before joining a London sustainability consultancy. In 2005 he set up on his own as ‘The Carbon Coach’ – the world’s first. He has won several awards for Sustainability Leadership. In March 2016 he delivered his first (sustainable) stand up comedy set in Soho, London.
Recently Dave has been helping retired Olympians express what they care about on radio.