David Jensen started his career in journalism in New Zealand,
working as Chief Reporter for the Waikato Times before moving to
Sydney and joining Australian Associated Press. David worked as the
Chief London Correspondent and Chief Political Correspondent
Canberra before being appointed General Manager of Reuters Economic
Services in 1980 and then Executive Director of AAP in 1987.
David is heavily involved in charity work, establishing a charity golf event in conjunction with the financial markets to raise funds for childrens charities and medical research, and establishing the not for profit Mawson's Huts Foundation in 1997. The Mawson's Huts Foundation works to conserve Mawson's Huts at Cape Denison and has raised in excess of eight million dollars and funded 10 major expeditions to work at the historic site in East Antarctica. David is the founding chairman of the Foundation.