David Pisoni was elected to the South Australian Parliament as the Member for Unley in 2006.
Currently he is the Opposition Whip.
He served as the Minister for Innovation and Skills in the Marshall Government from March 2018 until March 2022 during that time he reformed and expanded skills training across the state leading the nation in the growth of apprenticeship and trainee commencements and completions.
Prior to being sworn in as Minister, David served as a Shadow Minister across various portfolios including Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, Education, Training and Child Protection.
David was instrumental in exposing systemic failures in child protection under the then Labor Government.
David was born and educated in South Australia. He attended Salisbury High School before completing a furniture trades apprenticeship.
David became the Managing Director of his own manufacturing and retail company in Adelaide and Sydney and over 22 years was responsible for training 20 apprentices.
For more than 30 years, David has played an active role in his local community of Unley and is a passionate advocate for many organisations, charities and businesses.
David is married and has two adult children.