David joined the WSTA in March 2014, after a career prosecuting a wide range of cases for HM Customs and Excise. He leads the WSTA’s work on responding to fraud. He sits on the Joint Alcohol and Tobacco Consultative Group and the Joint Customs Consultative Committee. He advises on compliance, particularly the implementation of the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme and HMRC's change program. David supports the Logistics Group.