David is one of Australia’s best-known architectural specialist in the Seniors Living industry. As Director of the Senior Living Portfolio, he was responsible for over 2000 projects in Australia and internationally over the past 40 years.
David has worked in Australia, United Kingdom, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China, resulting in a strong knowledge of international markets. He was responsible for establishing ThomsonAdsett’s Tokyo and Hong Kong studios in the mid-90’s and has been instrumental in building the practice’s international profile and securing work throughout Asia.
David is a passionate advocate for social and corporate responsibility, particularly relating to issues impacting the elderly and their built environment, is a prolific and highly regarded public speaker and has authored several papers on this issue.
He is currently building upon ThomsonAdsett’s domestic and international reputation, providing project leadership, design and advisory services to key organizations, and assisting companies in allied industries to develop a suite of smart home design technologies which will drive industry change and transform the seniors living market.
David has served on several professional and charitable committees and boards including most recently the Australian Silver Industry Group (Co-Chair).