David Eaton was appointed Western Australia’s first Small Business Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC) in December 2011. In this dual role, he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the SBDC including its dispute resolution service.
The Commissioner also provides advice on policy and regulatory matters impacting on the small business sector, to all tiers of government and in particular to the Western Australian Minister for Small Business.
David has extensive business management experience, both as a small business owner and in senior executive positions in Western Australia and Victoria.
David holds a Masters in Business Administration (UWA), is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Curtin Law School Advisory Board.