David is Professor of Health Informatics at Swansea University, where he is Principal investigator and Director of the Administrative Data Research Centre Wales (ADRCW), an £8million investment by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Centre, as part of its Big Data initiative. He is Deputy Director of Farr-CIPHER and joint lead of the SAIL Databank, an internationally recognised data linkage resource, along with many other projects in the field. He is a member of numerous committees and national bodies relating to health informatics and health-related research. He has received research grants and consultancy contracts valuing over £45m over recent years.