Early Years Ambassador, Paint Pots Nurseries
David Wright is a former joint-owner of Paint Pots Nurseries, an award-winning group of settings in the Southampton area. Over his 20 years as a hands-on teacher, manager and owner, David's influence has extended nationally and internationally. He is currently the national representative for England to the World Forum on Early Care and Education. Among many roles, he is an author, trainer, consultant, broadcaster, advisor, commentator, presenter, advocate, charity founder and trustee, TEDx and conference speaker. David is an active advocate for men in early years. In 2022, David was the recipient of a lifetime achievement award from Nursery World. He also received a city of Southampton award from the city's mayor in recognition of services to early years.