With more than 25 years of experience, David brings a wide range of knowledge in an array of project types. From large mixed-use and urban developments to intimate beachside retreats and luxury boutique environments, David has the knowledge and creativity to approach each new project with an innovative design philosophy, ensuring that the design and vision will be executed to the highest level of standards and with a fresh approach.
During his time with WATG David has been an integral part of the firm’s expansion into the Asia market as well as the perusal of more urban and boutique projects to diversify the firm’s portfolio. Serving as the Managing Director of the Honolulu office before relocating to Singapore to push the firm’s presences physically into the East, David has taken an office of just four people at its inception and grown it to an office of more than 80 talented designers spanning the four service lines offered.
As Managing Director of Singapore, David is actively participating in several current projects across the region including China, India, Indonesia and Australia. He has worked with a number of international operators including Hilton, Hyatt, Four Seasons and Mandarin Oriental and continues to foster those relationships for future collaborations. After serving two years on the Board of Directors, David was elected to the Chairman position and is highly involved in the global vision for WATG as well as the assurance that every project that WATG is associated with exudes world-class design.