David has two years of industry experience in human factors with six years’ dedicated to human factors and ergonomics research. With publications that span the fields of human factors, cardiometabolic health, physiology and physical performance, David’s field of specialisation is cognition. Here, the focus of his work has centred on the relationship between physical and cognitive fatigue, and how fatigue impacts human information processing and human performance. David applies this knowledge of decision making to promote error prevention strategies and enhance system safety.

David sits as an Executive Council member for the Ergonomics Society of South Africa and has been an active member of this society for many years.