David is a consultant specialising in HL7 FHIR and working with a number of organisations including Rhapsody, The Ministry of Health in New Zealand, HL7 International and CSIRO in Australia. David graduated from Medical School in 1981, but after a few years of clinical practice moved into the Health IT sector where he has remained since then. He is the author of clinFHIR – a design and educational tool for FHIR. He is active in the international standards community, travelling widely to give talks about FHIR and related topics. He is an HL7 Fellow, and chair emeritus of HL7 New Zealand, HISO member as well as a co-chair of the FHIR Management Group, charged with guiding the development of the latest HL7 Standard.