David French is Managing Director of CIPL (Holding) Limited. He has 30 years’ experience in finance and economics, most of which are in investment markets and personal finance. David has been responsible for building the business of The Investment Collective to a point where it now manages over $600 million for individuals, small business and managed investment schemes. He holds a Bachelor of Economics, a Diploma of Corporate Management and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. David has completed a range of other courses related to the valuation of companies, investments and personal financial planning. David is passionate about helping doctors deal with the unique stressors of their profession, empowerment of people with disabilities, and regional economic development. Currently, he is Treasurer of the Doctors Health Advisory Service (Queensland). He is a past director of Home Support Association, a disability services provider, Rockhampton Regional Development Limited and the Rockhampton Chamber of Commerce.