David joined Alive as Horticultural Therapy Facilitator in 2021. He is currently working with the Meeting Centres as an Activity Worker. David’s career to date has involved developing projects which support older people’s wellbeing, fundraising, running English immersion camps for foreign students, and coordinating activities in a mental health care setting. He is particularly keen on building connections and sharing knowledge through intergenerational practice.
David believes strongly in the power of nature for our mental wellbeing, and enjoys helping people to spend mindful moments with plants through his work. He is currently setting up a community orchard in his neighbourhood and has aspirations to acquire more land in his local area for rewilding and permaculture projects. In his spare time David enjoys gardening, walking, foraging, forest-bathing, playing the drums and discovering music from around the world.