David joined Resource Futures in 2017. He helps public and private sector organisations develop effective waste and resource management systems. With over twenty years’ experience as an advisor and researcher, he has successfully delivered complex projects in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South America, North America and Asia.


He has a proven track record in delivering complex challenges within tight timeframes and is a trusted and capable team leader. He has supported organisations, both in the UK and internationally, in the development of waste services and infrastructure. Recent clients include the World Bank, OECD, International Solid Waste Association, and Waste and Resources Action Programme. David is also an active researcher on the issue of waste and development and has authored a number of published studies, including a global review of development finance in the waste management sector and an assessment of markets for secondary materials. His expertise includes:

  • Waste and recycling service development
  • Procurement of waste management contracts
  • Waste service business case development
  • Assessment of waste treatment technologies
  • Market assessment and feasibility studies
  • Climate change policy and greenhouse gas mitigation actions
  • Stakeholder engagement and facilitation
  • Environmental strategy and policy development