David Spring was born in Dublin and attended CBS Synge Street prior to taking up an administration post with City of Dublin VEC in Kevin Street. At this time he attended night classes in Accountancy, Statistics and Personnel Management. He later worked at Head Office in Ballsbridge, again in an administrative post and he remained there for four years. He discusses the budget and its control and also the great differences between the workplaces at Kevin Street and Ballsbridge. In 1980 he moved to Bolton Street, as a Senior Clerk where he worked in the Examination section for a year and a half, and was then promoted to Secretary/Registrar in Kevin Street. He discusses his dealings with the Students Union in those years. When a position of Personnel Officer became vacant in Ballsbridge he was appointed to this job in 1990. He discusses the transition from VEC to DIT in detail and how it was handled. Heritage House in Stephen’s Green and then Fitzwilliam Square were his locations from 1993 – 2002, when he moved to Headquarters in Rathmines. During the past year he was appointed Project Manager, Strategic Management and Change.