Mr David Eaton
David Eaton was appointed Western Australia’s first Small Business Commissioner and CEO of the Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC) in December 2011. In this dual role, he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the SBDC including its alternative dispute resolution service.
The Small Business Development Corporation provides a range of information, advisory and advocacy services to support the resilience and growth of small businesses in Western Australia.
David has extensive management experience, beginning his career as a business owner, growing the company from a small clothing and textile factory in Perth, to a large manufacturing business wholesaling and retailing throughout Australia. Before joining the SBDC, he held senior executive positions with Australia Post, in Western Australia and Victoria.
David holds a Masters in Business Administration (UWA) and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.