David is the CEO and Managing Director of Cleaning Melbourne and Cleaning Brisbane. Motivated by strong family ties and a passion for improving working conditions in the cleaning industry, he established the company in 2008 with the vision of creating a safe, dignified, and fair work environment, particularly for his mother who worked as a cleaner. Under David’s leadership, Cleaning Melbourne and Cleaning Brisbane have experienced steady growth, providing employment opportunities and servicing over 1500 facilities in the greater Melbourne and Brisbane area.
Recognised for his drive and strong leadership, David has been named a finalist in the Executive of the Year Awards by The CEO Magazine in the categories of CEO of the Year (2020) and Managing Director of the Year (2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023).
Over the past ten years, Cleaning Melbourne and Cleaning Brisbane have achieved growth, establishing themselves as leading commercial cleaning businesses in Melbourne. The companies have also become major providers of services to local governments in the area, employing over 450 staff from diverse cultural backgrounds.
David places great importance on fostering a strong and positive company culture. He leads by example, setting the tone for a high-performing organisation at all levels. The company’s excellent reputation is built on a foundation of strong values, encapsulated in the word CARE. These values are deeply embedded in the company’s culture, language, and literature.
Customers – exceeding their requirements
Accountability – always doing the right thing
Respect – treating others as we would like to be treated
Excellence – striving for excellence in all things, big and small.
David and his team are dedicated to delivering high-quality, value-added services that set Cleaning Melbourne and Cleaning Brisbane apart from their competitors.
David’s professional background is firmly grounded in the finance sector, where he has amassed a wealth of experience spanning various dimensions of the industry. His career trajectory has encompassed notable positions within some of the largest corporate entities, including Nab, Mercer Super, and ESS Super.