Dr David Bromell has degrees in English and History (MA Hons, Canterbury) and systematic theology (BD Hons, Melbourne; PhD, Otago). He has been a Visiting Scholar at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, in 1988; a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies during 2007; and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Otago (Centre for Theology and Public Issues) in May 2011.
David has worked in the tertiary education and NGO sectors and as a public servant since 2003. After 10 years at the Ministry of Social Development, including a year as acting Chief Policy Advisor, he moved to Christchurch in July 2013 to work with Environment Canterbury as Principal Strategy Advisor – Policy.
He teaches MAPP 523, Politics, Philosophy and Public Policy, in the School of Government.