Damian has been a member of the ALP for more than 20 years. He was the founding Executive Director of Campaign Action, non-profit training institute for political candidates, campaign managers and organisers. He has worked in the union movement and now the not for profit sector.
Damian is a seasoned campaigner with extensive electoral campaign and community organising experience managing campaigns throughout Australia, the United States, United Kingdom and New Zealand. He has trained and advised over 400 members of parliament and candidates running for public office.
Damian holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Sydney and is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School leadership program. He lives in the Sutherland Shire.