David Best has been the Senior Policy Officer at Disability Employment Australia since November 2016. Prior to this he worked in a number of Commonwealth Government departments that deliver or contract human services. He has worked as an employment case manager, a contract manager in the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, and more recently as a Policy Adviser in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Indigenous Affairs Group. David has a strong interest in the improvement of both economic and social outcomes for the long-term unemployed, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and people with disabilities. David has a Bachelor of Arts in History, Geography and Government, a Graduate Certificate in Case Management and Client Services and a Diploma in Government – Contract Management.