Having been brought up in Sydney, Damian started his working career as an officer in the Australian Army. After leaving the Army as Lieutenant Colonel, Damian has had Senior roles with Qantas, Patrick, Programmed, and Cleanaway.
In addition to being a member of the Manna Board, Damian is also an active volunteer with the St Vincent de Paul Society, a patrolling member of North Cottesloe Surf Lifesaving Club and a Rigby Union Referee.
Damian and his wife Alesandra have two teenage children.
Damian has an MBA, a Masters of Advanced Studies (International Relations) and Bachelor of Professional Studies. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.