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Among his previous posts, from 1989 to 1999, David was Professor of Health Policy and Management at the University of Leeds, and was Director of the Nuffield Institute for Health at Leeds for most of this time. Prior to that, he worked at the King’s Fund Institute in London. 

David is an Honorary Member of the Faculty of Public Health, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. From 2004-2009, he was Chair of the UK Public Health Association.

Among his various responsibilities, David is a non-executive director of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (2009-) with particular responsibility for public health. He is a member of its Audit and Risk Committee. He is an Appointed Governor of the South Tees NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust (2009-) representing Durham University. Between 2009-2014 he was a member of the NIHR SDO Commissioning Board and then its successor the Health Services & Delivery Research Commissioning Board.

David holds an advisory position with the WHO Regional Office for Europe and contributed to the development of WHO’s health strategy and policy framework, Health 2020, and accompanying European Action Plan for Strengthening Public Health Capacities and Services. Former advisory positions include the Marmot Commission on health inequalities in England (2010) and the House of Commons Health Committee and Communities and Local Government Committee. He is currently advising the Health Committee on its review of the public health system in England (2015-16). David is Chair of the Advisory Board for the Centre for Health and the Public Interest (2012-). He is a member of the Advisory Boards for the following journals: Social Science and Medicine (2014-), Public Health (2014-), Journal of Integrated Care (2013-). He was section editor for health policy for BMC Public Health (2012-2015). He is a member of the People in UK Public Health Group (2015-), an advisory group providing independent advice to the UK health departments on an overarching strategy for the public health workforce.