David Clark is Senior Lecturer in High Voltage and High Current Engineering at Cardiff University. He is a member of the Advanced High Voltage Engineering Research centre at Cardiff School of Engineering, and is deputy-director of the Cardiff Lightning Laboratory. He has research experience in high-voltage insulation systems for aircraft, lightning direct-effects, computational electromagnetics and earthing design in electrical power systems, and has worked on several WG, UKRI and industry funded projects. He received his B.Eng. in 2007 and Ph.D. in 2012, both in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He is a member of the IEEE, IET and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.