Editorial, press & special projects manager
Institute of Ideas
David has a core organisational role in producing both the Battle of Ideas weekend and convenes the festival’s two month long series of national satellite events. Outside of the festival he produces, chairs and speaks at events for schools, universities, festivals and business on a broad range of topics. A regular columnist for the online magazine spiked, he also regularly contributes to national broadcast and print media on issues relating to politics, the regulation of lifestyle, the arts and popular culture.He has extensive experience in public affairs and communications, having worked with organisations including Libertas, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service and DACS. He has a MA in Creative Writing from the University of Exeter.