The Hon David Pisoni MP was elected to the South Australian Parliament as the Member for Unley in 2006.

David was appointed as a Minister in the Marshall Government in March 2018 and currently has responsibility for the Innovation and Skills portfolio.

He served as the Shadow Minister for Education between February 2008 to January 2016. During that time, David was instrumental in lifting the lid on systemic failures in child protection.

David was born and educated in South Australia.  He attended Salisbury High School and completed a Furnishing trades apprenticeship at TAFE.

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.

David is passionate about ensuring South Australians have the skills necessary for future jobs and that industry is supported to enable those employment opportunities.  As Minister for Innovation and Skills, David is focused on creating new apprenticeships and traineeships and developing a robust Innovation and Entrepreneurial sector.

David is an enthusiastic MP who for more than 30 years has played an active role in his local community of Unley and the State.