David was appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer of SUSE in August 2017.  He has spent the majority of his career with a large voluntary sector organisation with responsibility for developing and delivering employment services, social enterprises and youth projects for people with disabilities. Recently he had the opportunity to work within the Scottish Government on the design of their Fair Start Scotland programme which launched in April 2018. David represented SUSE on the Expert Advisory Group for the Scottish Government’s Disability Employment Gap action plan and is SUSE’s representative on the European Union of Supported Employment.