David McClune is currently the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for Hogan Lovells, responsible for the firm’s global business development, marketing & communications functions. Hogan Lovells has a platform of 45+ offices across 24 countries spanning Africa, the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.
Prior to Hogan Lovells, David spent four years as the CMO for Shearman & Sterling based out of New York. He also spent 15 years as the CMO for Allens Linklaters, one of the largest corporate law firms in the Asia Pacific.
David has been a senior media and policy advisor to several Australian government cabinet ministers, including serving as the Chief of Staff for Sydney’s 2000 Olympics bid, and as Marketing Director for the Australian Tourism Commission, the agency charged with marketing Australia as a leisure destination.
He also has an extensive career in marketing communications with leading international public relations and advertising agencies, having commenced his career as a print journalist.
David holds an MBA degree from the Australian Graduate School of Management (University of NSW); a Masters of International Relations (Honors) degree from Melbourne University; and a Bachelor of Business – Journalism major degree from the Queensland University of Technology.
He is also a graduate of the Harvard Business School ‘Professional Services’ program; a graduate of the Oxford University, Said Business School ‘Redefining Leadership’ program; and a Member (Graduate) of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.