David joined Pro Bono Economics in February 2016 after a career break looking after his children. He previously worked for 20 years as an economist and policy adviser in the Department for Transport and several other Government Departments. He studied economics at the University of Swansea (BSc) and York University (MSc). More recently David has been a volunteer map editor for Waze and a volunteer teaching assistant with early years children. He is now rekindling his running career.