“First do what is necessary. Then do what is possible. And before you know it you are doing the impossible." - Saint Francis

David Brewster

Chief Legal & Safety Officer

Coles Group
David’s extensive legal career includes 13 years as partner at Allens Linklaters, and prior to that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. David joined Coles in early 2016 and leads the Health, Safety and Wellbeing teams, as well as legal, risk, regulatory compliance and employee relations teams. He is a member of the Coles Executive team and co-chairs the Coles Better Together diversity committee responsible for LGBTI issues. He is a member of the board of Queensland Venue Company, a joint venture operating hotels and retail liquor outlets throughout Queensland.