David Pisoni was elected to the South Australian Parliament as the Member for Unley in 2006.
He was appointed as the Minister for Industry and Skills in the Marshall Government, in March 2018.
For the two years prior to that, David was the Shadow Minister for Planning, Transport and Infrastructure.
He served as the Shadow Minister for Education between February 2008 to January 2016. During that time, David was instrumental in lifting the lid on systemic failures in child protection under the then Labor Government.
David was born and educated in South Australia. He attended Salisbury High School and completed a Furnishing trades apprenticeship at TAFE.
This led to David working as an apprentice for Norman Turner & Nottage before becoming the Managing Director of his own manufacturing and retail company in Adelaide and Sydney.
For more than a decade, David has played an active role in his local community of Unley and has been a passionate advocate for many organisations, charities and businesses.
David is married and has two children.