Following an Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Canterbury David gained engineering expertise in New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region.
David has an extensive skill set which includes working for a forestry consulting firm in Auckland as well as a Technical Analyst for Jaakko Poyry Consulting. This involved valuation and due diligence work at several timber manufacturing companies throughout the Asia/Pacificregion.
David has been instrumental in KLC's latest expansions including the recent
$11 million capital project of Luxscan Scanner and dual docking line, Weinig Finger Jointers and Scanner Building.
David is also involved in the training of personnel in the running and set up of machines and is involved in maintenance, breakdowns and problem diagnostics.