David Wilson is the Clerk of the House of Representatives and was appointed to the role 6 July 2015. In his previous role as Clerk-Assistant (House), David was responsible for secretariat services to the House and leadership of the clerks servicing the committee of the whole House. He was also responsible for the production of the official record – the Journals of the House of Representatives and Hansard. Support for the legislative process and the provision of Māori language services were also parts of his role. Previously, he was Clerk-Assistant (Select Committees) for five years. As such, he has led both of the Office of the Clerk’s major operating divisions. Prior to his appointment, David worked as a senior manager in the public sector. He has previously worked as a policy adviser, focussing on media regulation and criminal justice policy. He also spent five years working as a clerk of a select committee. David is President of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Clerks at the Table (ANZACATT) and has served as an Executive member of that organisation for four years. He is a regular presenter of conference papers on select committee and House procedure. David holds Masters degrees in history and management. He is the author of refereed articles on parliamentary procedure, public policy, and New Zealand history.