Before studying law, 大卫 completed a bachelor’s degree in history and political science and a master’s in political science, at Université de 蒙特利尔. His master’s studies included a field research project in Kyrgyzstan, during which he was a research assistant for the Central Asian Studies Institute. He held several marking and research assistant positions while he was a student.
While working on his master’s degree, 大卫 was employed for about two years as a campaign assistant and manager for a federal member of Parliament, managing fundraising, strategic organization, liaison with the national campaign, press relations and relations with organizations and interest groups.
In addition to Kyrgyzstan, 大卫 has been to Turkey, France, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Austria, Mexico, Costa Rica, Hawaii and Indonesia. He played rugby for many years and loves skiing, hiking, canoeing and being outdoors.