As a specialist SEND consultant, David has visited and worked with over three hundred schools working collaboratively with London Challenge, the National College and the Department for Education (DfE). Between 2009 - 2017 David led on SEND at the London Leadership Strategy, a not-for-profit organisation run by serving headteachers. David is author of the SEND Review Guide, a national peer-review framework that has now been downloaded by over 3000 schools. As part of this project, David wrote and delivered the SEND Reviewer training to over 200 SENCOs and senior leaders.David has sat on a number of SEND consultations at the DfE and gave oral evidence at the Public Bill Committee on the Children and Families Bill. He has supported a number of local authorities and multi-academy trusts with the development of their SEND provision including Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), Oasis, United Learning, CfBT, Ark and Future Academies. David has also spoken at a number of SEND conferences including The Academies Show, NASEN, TES SEN Show and international conferences in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, India, South Africa and Poland. David has published a number of articles on effective SEN provision and wrote the SEND training materials for Teaching Leaders. He is also part of the Mayor of London's Education advisory team. David has led outstanding SEND provision in London schools for over fifteen years and in 2013 his department at Lampton School won the Inclusion Award at the National Business Education Awards. David was awarded an OBE for Services to Education in the 2016 New Year's Honours list.