David has lived and worked in Myanmar for the last 17 years. Originally a chemical engineer, after 20 years private sector and sustainability work, he moved into the development sector and focused on “Resources, Rights and Economic Justice” themes. For the last 8 years insect sector focus has been part of that mix. This has covered diverse areas - including research on insects found, cultural practices and uses in Myanmar, insect supply chains, sustainability and economics studies, insect production and insect for feed systems. He facilitated the “Everyday Insects” cookbook publication, production of two TV series on insect cooking and is active on social media for sector promotion. He is currently Vice President of AFFIA – Asian Food and Feed Insect Association, founded Spectrum – Sustainable Development Knowledge Network, is a Fellow of Australian Institute of Country Directors, and an adjunct Professor at UQ Energy and Poverty Research Group.
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