Dave joined the Board of Trustees in 2009 and became Chairman in 2013.

Dave retired from the role of Deputy Chief Executive at Carmarthenshire County Council in 2015 after 12 years with the Authority. He had also worked in Neath Port Talbot and Swansea Local Authorities since moving to Wales in 1992. He is a Board member of Swansea Bay City Region and recently joined the advisory Board of the Port Talbot Enterprise Zone.

In 2012 Dave was awarded an OBE for services to Regeneration and Skills in West Wales. Originally from Hereford, he is still a season ticket holder at Hereford FC and a regular at Llandovery RFC.