David graduated from the Mackintosh School of Architecture in 1992. He has been a Keppie director since 2001. David is the Keppie practice Design Director with an overview on the design management process for all projects. More recently, David has led Keppie’s strategy for international projects in such diverse countries as China, Turkey, India, Malaysia and the Middle East. He is also responsible for the Keppie collaboration with Diller Scofidio + Renfro which won the international design competition for the Aberdeen City Gardens Project in early 2012.
David is a designated EAC Business Leader, promoting business enterprise within East Ayrshire. In this context David has been the driving force behind the current INTERACTION Learning Initiative. His most valued possession is a signed Joe Strummer LP.