David is 38 years old. In 1992, he gained a first class honours degree in chemistry from the University of Strathclyde, specialising in biological and medicinal chemistry. He gained a PhD in organic chemistry in 1995 from the same University.
From 1995 until 1998 he worked as a scientist in one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies near Manchester in the UK. From 1998-1999 he worked as a change agent for the same company.
During this time he also served as an athletics coach of Sale Harriers in Manchester as well as the manager of the junior men’s team, inspiring them to 3 successive UK championship finals.
He left the pharmaceutical industry and athletics coaching in 1999 and returned to Scotland as a motivational speaker.
In 2000 he co-founded Spirit Aid Foundation, an international relief charity helping children whose lives had been affected by war and poverty. In 2002, as a director of Spirit Aid, he helped produce a 9-day, 24-event festival of peace in Glasgow. He served as a director of Spirit Aid until the end of 2002.
From 2004 until 2005, he taught chemistry and ecology at James Watt College of Further and Higher Education and tutored chemistry at the University of Glasgow.
In 2005, he self-published his first book, It’s the Thought That Counts, which was published by Hay House in 2006. In 2007, Hay House published his second book, Destiny vs Free Will, and his third book, How Your Mind Can heal Your Body, was published by Hay House on 27th November 2008. It’s the Thought that Counts was released by Hay House in the USA on 1st February 2009.
David currently gives talks and runs workshops in the UK and around the world. http://www.drdavidhamilton.com/