is the main weather forecaster for BBC South West
Following a BSc degree in Meteorology and Oceanography, David joined the Royal Navy in 1987, where he remained until 1995.
He then joined the Met Office and the BBC Weather Centre, where he broadcast on many of the main BBC TV and Radio channels, including BBC One. During his time at the BBC, David was Training Manager and Deputy Broadcast Manager.
In 2002 David left the Met Office and the BBC Weather Centre, moving to Plymouth to replace Craig Rich after 25 years as the weather forecaster for BBC South West.
He now broadcasts across the full range of BBC regional output, including the regional TV programme Spotlight, BBC Radio Cornwall and BBC Radio Devon.