Editorial, press & special projects manager
Institute of Ideas
As well as coordinating the Institute of Ideas Battle Satellite programme, David is TV columnist for spiked, poetry editor for Culture Wars and co-founder of the Institute of Ideas’ Current Affairs Forum. He is an alumnus of Debating Matters and having competed in its first year 03/04 he has continued to support the competition ever since. Aside from his work on the national competition, David has also had a key role in several DM side-projects including the Global Uncertainties Network (in partnership with Research Councils UK) and co-ordinator for the Northern Ireland Showcase in 2009. Aside from his work with DM and the IoI, David has also worked in public affairs for organisations including Libertas and the Design and Artists Copyright Society.