Based in London, David researches how mineral- and petroleum-rich countries and the global community can together navigate the global energy transition. He has covered subjects including battery metals, environmental protection, taxation and state-owned companies.

Prior to joining NRGI, David worked for the Zambia Revenue Authority as an Overseas Development Institute Fellow, focusing on copper mining taxation. He also worked for Oxford Economic Research Associates on financial regulation and utility finance.

David holds a master’s degree in economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.