General Secretary, UNISON
Dave was UNISON's deputy general secretary from its formation in 1993 and drove through a strategic review of the union, aimed at delivering key reforms, to bring union services closer to the members. He became General Secretary of UNISON in 2000. Dave is a member of the TUC general council, TUC executive committee and the Trade Union Labour Party Liaison Committee. He is also a member of the Labour Party's Prosperity in Work and the Labour Party Joint Policy Committee and is also a member of various joint working parties with the Government and the CBI. Dave is a Director of the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR). He is also an adviser to the Warwick Institute of Governance and Public Management and a visiting fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford and President of Unity Trust Bank.