David is married to Sue (below), and together they have four children: Gemma, Jonathan, George and Joseph. George and Joseph have an autistic spectrum disorder and cystic fibrosis.
David joined at the start of the Sheffield Parent Carer Forum. He is also a Beaver Scout leader, a member of Friends of Bents Green and of Families Lobbying and Advising Sheffield (FLASh), and sits on the Carers and Young Carers Board. David has been a carer since 1999 and before that he was a joiner and packer from 1962 to 1999 for a Packing Case Manufacturer.