David is the Managing Director of Forge Works and an Adjunct Research Fellow at Griffith University. Together with Dr Drew Rae he hosts the Safety of Work podcast. Having advised Boards and Executives across a number of industries, including energy, oil, gas, rail, construction for 20 years. David started out as a graduate safety officer after completing a Bachelor of Behavioural Science. Now with a Master of OHS and Risk Management, an MBA and a PhD in Safety Science, he is an international thought leader in the current and future role of the safety profession.