David McCormack

About David McCormack

Director of Sustainable Manufacturing

David leads and develops a sustainable manufacturing research strategy, oversees research grants programs, and evaluates research program effectiveness and impact to deliver outcomes which can be applied for the benefit of industry/consumers/customers. He establishes and maintains productive working relationships and networks with stakeholders, public and private sector funding bodies, state agencies, fostering research partnerships across organisational programs and projects to capitalise on funding and resource opportunities.


  • 18 years’ experience as a mechanical, electrical and energy professional working across multiple industries (ICT, Pharma, Financial Services)



  • MSC in Technology Management
  • Bsc in Electrical Services & Energy Management
  • BSC in Manufacturing

What motivates you at IMR?

I have a certain level of autonomy in my role, I am empowered to make strategic decisions on the direction of the research in my thematic area, I also work with a high-performance team with the competence to master any task effectively to the quality expected.


Business development
Project/Program management
People management
Problem solving