David Silk, Department for Transport
David Silk
Director for Aviation
Department for Transport

David Silk is the Director, Aviation in the Department for Transport, having previously been the department’s Director for Airports, Infrastructure and Commercial Interventions. He is responsible for all aspects of aviation policy. Prior to joining DfT, David’s career was in HM Treasury, where he had a number of senior roles, including on welfare, housing, local growth and education spending as well as Private Secretary to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury. He has significant experience in policy, strategy and commercial roles.