Biography David graduated from Leeds University in 1965. In 1975 he was awarded an MSc by Durham University for his research in communication and information design. In 1976 he became the Foundation Chairman of Standards Australia's Committee on Signs and Symbols.
In 1985 he was invited by Industry and Government to set up the Communication Research Institute of Australia.
In 1995 he was Foundation Director of the Advanced Studies Program at the International Institute of Information Design.
He is Adjunct Professor in Science Communication at the Australian National University, Adjunct Professor of Information Design at the University of Technology in Sydney, and Visiting Professor of Information Design at the Design Institute at Coventry University.
He is frequently invited speaker at international conferences in North America, Europe and Asia, and author of over 200 publications.
Interests Since 1985 I have been helping develop the methods for designing public documents
Current position Director Communication Research Institute