David is a principal coastal geomorphologist in Royal HaskoningDHV's Environment Advisory Group with 26 years experience in assessing coastal geomorphology and processes. He is a Chartered Geologist and Fellow of the Geological Society of London. He has managed and made specialist geomorphological contributions to numerous strategic and research and development projects for a wide variety of clients in the United Kingdom and overseas. These have included coastal process studies for coastal management strategies, coastal and sea bed processes related to nearshore and offshore construction, geomorphological impacts and sustainability of proposed managed re-alignment and wetland restoration schemes, and design, implementation, and interpretation of morphological and hydrological monitoring programs in coastal environments. His expert geomorphological knowledge has been used to assist appraisal of potential management strategies along the coasts of the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East, Australia, South Africa, West Africa and the Pacific Northwest.