Growing up in rural Chirumanzu and Zimbabwe’s National parks, David developed an affinity for wildlife and all things natural. His father, a conservationist himself, inspired him with his commitment to duty and passion for wildlife. David realized early on in his career, that, to help conserve wildlife the following were critical, Education and awareness, community development, training and development, resource mobilization, proper management and a bucketful of passion. David studied a Bachelor’s Degree in Nature Conservation, from Tshwane University of Technology in South Africa. He joined Painted Dog Conservation in 2015 having had eight years of experience as an Estate Manager at the Glenburn Lodge in South Africa. David has a great pedigree to combine with his experience of Wildlife and Habitat Management, Human Resource Management, Training and Development, Project Management and Research and Monitoring. He currently runs the day to day operations of Painted Dog Conservation in Zimbabwe.