D started working in construction in 2007 working in the glazing industry while studying at university. In 2011 he graduated with a degree in Construction Management and started working in a supervisory role within the glazing industry working on various projects mainly in the North of England.
In 2014, D undertook his NEBOSH General Certificate in order to focus his career towards Health and safety. He gained a distinction pass on his NEBOSH General Certificate while continuing to work as a supervisor in the glazing industry.
Outside of health and safety D is a keen footballer playing in goal for Heddon FC. He used to play rugby as well, however he only spectates now.