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Mr David Monck

Innovation Connections Facilitator


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David has extensive management experience in the food industry with small and large, internationally focused manufacturing companies. This includes direct experience with related services (Packaging, Food Technology, Food Science, Processing Equipment, Freight, Logistics, Agriculture, Waste, Water, Energy, and Research & Development). He has mainly worked in the private sector for various manufacturing and retail companies domestically and internationally including George Western Foods, Qantas, International Tastes, Hilton Hotel Group (UK), De Vere Leisure Group (UK). He has owned his own small food service business and has been a Technical Food Advisor for the South Australia Centre for Manufacturing (SACFM).

Current Roles

  • Innovation Facilitator CSIRO (Innovation Connections program - DIISR)
    My role is to increase research activity within the Food and Agri Sector

Academic Qualifications

  • 2013

    Masters of Sustainability
    University of Adelaide

  • 2006

    Masters of Business Administration
    Univerisity of Adelaide

  • 1997

    Advanced Certificate Food Science and Technolgy
    Regency TAFE

Professional Experiences

  • 2015-2016

    Your Company Matters Pty Ltd

  • 2015-2016

    Business Development Manager
    Reaqua Solar Pumping Pty Ltd

  • 2007-2015

    Business Adviser
    Dept of Industry

  • 2004-2007

    General Manager
    La Casa Del Formaggio

  • 2003-2004

    General Manager (change managment contract)
    Nocelle Foods

  • 2000-2003

    Client / Industry Development Manager
    SA Dept of Industry and Trade

  • 1998-2000

    Qantas Club Manager SA, NT, & WA

  • 1992-1997

    Operations Manager
    Fasta Pasta Group