, 35, who is married with two young children, is a graduate in French and Business.
commuted between Brussels and the UK for 12 years as part of his
During the last two years he
has been training for ordination at Wycliffe Hall theological college, Oxford.
He spoke of his excitement at joining the HTB staff.
said, 'I am really excited to be a part of what Christ is doing here, learning from some very gifted people and being able to serve in different areas.'
grew up near Guildford and attended university at Plymouth.
The call to ordination was a long time coming.
said, 'The vicar at Ascension, Balham Hill
, the church I attended at the time asked me if I had ever considered ordained ministry.
David spent two years training at Wycliffe.
said, 'It was an intense period of formation in a spiritual sense.
I really enjoyed the academic work and I feel that the Lord was working deep in me during it.'
is married to Liz and they have two children: Isaac, 18 months, and Sam who is just two months old.
He was ordained in St Paul's Cathedral last month by the Bishop of London.
He said, 'The Bishop of London spoke about the last 150 years of the Church of England and how it has gone through a time of establishment, a time of trial and now an incredible time of renewal.