David is currently the manager of the premix business of DSM Nutritional
Products Australia. DSM is a major global supplier of vitamins and other
specialty pet food ingredients. Throughout David's working life he has
always been involved with animal nutrition. David's first experience in
the manufacture of pet food was in the mid 1990s when he worked at
Coprice. There he was involved with the development of their first dog
David has contributed to PFIAA as DSM's representative over many years.
In particular David has been a long standing member of the PFIAA
Technical Committee and headed the committee until recently. His numerous
years of nutritional and technical animal feed experience have added
depth and understanding to industry technical debates.
The 2013 award was introduced by John Seletto (left), who was the 2012
Wayne Purvis Award recipient and presented by President Roger Bektash