David joined Thermosash in 1994 after 17 years in the window industry mostly in the UK. His early experience as a draughtsman led to senior project manage ment positions with Crittal’s and Hinchcliff in England. During this time he spent two years with Thermosash in Wellington and then decided to return to NZ in 1994 to manage Te Papa Museum project. On its completion he became Area Manager of the Thermosash operation in Wellington in 1996. David was appointed to the board of Thermosash in 2002. David has qualifications in Building Studies with a TEC qualification from Hall Green Technical College in England and a HTEC qualification from Warley Technical College in England.