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With a 27-year career as one of Australia's leading finance journalists and commentators, David's knowledge of money and business is extensive. In fact, in a survey conducted by Money Management, David was voted by his peers as one of the ten most influential people of all time in the Australian financial services industry.
While now best known as the co-host of popular Seven Network breakfast program Sunrise, "Kochie" has several finance-related career highlights including; founding Personal Investment magazine, launching Money magazine in the United Kingdom, and founding Australia's biggest-selling small business magazine "My Business". Prior to Sunrise, he was the Seven Network's Finance Editor, and hosted the daily Sky Business Report on Sky News Australia. For a decade, David presented A Minute on Your Money and A Minute on Your Business; 60 second tips aired on more than fifty radio stations around Australia.
David is the author of Your Money and Your Life, and with wife Libby co-author of I'm Not Made of Money; A Parent's Guide to Teaching Your Kids about Money and Kochie's Guide; Smart Couples Start with Nothing and Create Real Wealth. With daughter Samantha he also co-authored The Teenager's Guide to Money, The Teenager's Guide to Part-time Jobs and Leaving Home - the Ultimate Guide.
David has a strong interest in small business issues and was a director of the NSW Small Business Development Corporation for eight years, after being appointed at its inception in 1996. David is also the host of Australia's most popular small business TV program My Business and a highly sought after speaker on business and finance issues.
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