A scientist by training, David is a founder member of the European trade body, AFASE and Chair of the Irish trade body, ISEA. In 2007, David founded BNRG Renewables a Dublin based solar company that develops, constructs and owns and operates large scale solar projects across the globe. BNRG is focused on key markets with a 1.5GW portfolio in the US, Northern Europe and Australia. As the Company constructs out its projects it is growing the scale of its Independent Power Producer division. Prior to founding BNRG, he spent over 13 years as a consultant in the private and public sectors, including several years in R&D for the EPA in Ireland.