He was most recently the CEO of data centre provider, Metronode Group and was instrumental in the sale of the business to Equinix in April 2018 for $1.035 bn.
Prior to Metronode, David was the CEO of Nextgen Group, where he led the sale of Nextgen Networks, the North West Cable System to Vocus Communications in October 2016 for $806M.
David has held other senior executive roles in telecommunications including CEO of AAPT until its sale to TPG.
Separately, David is an investor and board member of RTI, an independent pan asian subsea cable operator.
David holds a BEng (Hons) from The University of Glasgow and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Directors.
David holds a Bachelor of Business (Land Economy) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management and a Master’s in Business Administration. He is Independent Chairman of the Kennards Self Storage Group and Chairman of the ASX listed Asia Pacific Data Centre Group. David is on the Council of the University of New England and is a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute.
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