David Steens is the Chairman of the Southpac parent company. David first worked with Southpac in 1999 as a Finance Manager and later as a General Manager, Director and Chair. David is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors and over the years he has held senior management and governance positions in the financial services, construction and manufacturing industries and has owned and managed his own businesses. David gained his Chartered Accountant qualification while with accounting firm KPMG and is a member of CA ANZ (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand). He has a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Finance from the University of Auckland.