David was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Asia Pacific in June 2022. As Asia Pacific CEO, David leads a team of 4,000 Partners and 68,000 professionals across 19 geographies with the goal of harnessing the full capabilities of the firm to deliver the highest quality service to clients.
Prior to his current role, David served as Asia Pacific Deputy CEO & Chief Operating Officer, where his focus was on delivering a world-class operating model for Deloitte’s operations in Asia. He was also previously Chief Operating Officer of Deloitte Australia and led its national mid-market business, Deloitte Private; its national M&A Transaction Services business and its Corporate Finance business in South Australia. Having been with Deloitte for over 27 years, David has gained extensive international experience across Asia, Europe, North America and Australia.
Outside Deloitte, David serves as Deputy Chancellor of The University of Adelaide. In 2011 he was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
David holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from The University of Adelaide. He is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).
David resides in Australia with his wife and three children. He is a passionate fisherman, keen tennis player and golfer, and an avid runner.