David is the Co-Production Worker for Fulfilling Lives Newcastle Gateshead, based at Changing Lives.
David works with and supports the Experts By Experience Network for Fulfilling Lives in Newcastle and Gateshead. He is passionate about empowering Experts and giving them a true voice, which stems from his previous role as Chairperson for Who Cares? Scotland, the leading advocacy agency for young people in care in Scotland.
David has dedicated the past 7 years to supporting people in the North East of England with Changing Lives, working in the charity’s supported accommodation and with their Multiple Exclusion Team. He has also held a role with Centrepoint in Newcastle, working with 16-21 year olds.
David was one of the founding members of North East Athletic, a recovery-based sports club tackling social exclusion through sport. He is also the current Team England manager for the Street Football Association, and has managed at the last three Homeless World Cups, in Amsterdam, Glasgow, and Oslo.