David set up Advanced Anaerobics Limited in 2012 to develop and market small-scale AD technologies for applications in the UK and Ireland. He has a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Cambridge and started his career in R&D with ICI. David has run major international businesses in the manufacture and distribution of civil engineering and building products. He has had a long association with the Water Industry, serving as Vice President of Aqua Europa for five years. His aim is to develop new products and applications for small-scale AD in a world beyond feed-in tariffs, emphasizing the real economic and operational benefits of on-site energy generation and associated environmental gains.