David is the founder of Adventure Ecology, an organization that harnesses the power of dreams, adventures and stories in order to inspire educate and activate individuals, communities and businesses to start moving towards a smarter more sustainable planet 2.0 way of living and acting. In 2006 David spent over 100 days crossing The Arctic, becoming one of only 42 people, and the youngest British person, to reach both geographical poles. Prior to this, David had already become one of only 14 people to traverse the continent of Antarctica, and was part of a team that broke a world record for the fastest ever crossing of the Greenland Icecap. The host of Sundance Channel's Eco-Trip: The Real Cost of Living. David was also the author of The Global Warming Survival Handbook, The Boy the Girl and the Tree and the editor of Dorling Kindersley Earth Matters.
Accolades include, National Geographic Society 'Emerging Explorer', The World Economic Forum 'Young Global Leader' and UNEP 'Climate Hero'.