David is Chief Engineer of the Cyclone Testing Station. Previous roles included a secondment as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Western Ontario, Canada, where David was collaborating on the 3LP full scale house testing research project in the simulation of realistic wind loads impacting full scale timber framed housing. David undertook his doctoral research in 2006 to 2010, investigating the impact of cyclonic wind loading on low rise building envelopes. Prior to this, David was the Manager of the Cyclone Testing Station for five years. He has over sixteen years of experience as a research engineer conducting studies into low rise buildings and their components with the Cyclone Testing Station.