Dave is currently Chief Executive Officer at Agri-EPI Centre Ltd, a new UK Centre of Agricultural Innovation. Dave’s vast expertise started at the University of Edinburgh where he achieved a First in Mechanical Engineering before progressing onto a Post Graduate degree at the University of Strathclyde.

Prior to Agri-Epi Centre, Dave worked as a senior engineer/technologist at Scotland’s Rural College leading a number of large projects.

He is a serial inventor and gets kicks from deriving entirely new ways of doing things, and has a notable dislike of the status quo. Through his methods new products and processes are created, knowledge is created, published and patented.

Dave is politically active and stood as a candidate in the 2003 Scottish Elections.