Commencing in July 2013, David is currently undertaking the role as Project Manager at the Confucius Institute.  Drawing upon his experiences from over 12 years in the North Asia region, David's interests remain in the development of stronger linkages between China and Australia. With a passion for Mandarin language study, David is also keen to assist young Australians in experiencing the rewards of language learning and the benefits towards one's professional aspirations.

David currently holds a NAATI qualification in Chinese to English translation.