David is an internationally-experienced businessman. He has run and grown businesses in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Norway, USA, Pakistan and Western Australia before his appointment as Chief Executive Officer to Adelaide-based Santos in 2008.
Throughout his career, David has been involved in a number of philanthropic and social responsibility projects including supporting vulnerable youth to return to full-time education in partnership with the Princes Trust and supporting girls’ education in rural Pakistan.
Other appointments currently held by Mr Knox include membership of the Prime Minister’s Commonwealth Science Council, CSIRO Board, Migration Council Australia and the Trade and Investment Policy Advisory Council within the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
David is originally from Edinburgh, Scotland. He is married to Clare and has 4 adult children.