David has a long history of assisting creative businesses on strategic, financial and operational issues. He is Director – Advisory & Consulting at Generate and spent six years as a Business Adviser with the federal government’s Creative Industries Innovation Centre. Prior to that he ran the business capacity building program for the Australia Council for the Arts. His focus is on assisting business owners to identify and pursue opportunities for growth. Hundreds of creative clients around Australia have benefited from his ability to mix business nous with a keen understanding of the creative process. He holds a Masters of Management and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.