FRANK DAVID CHAMBERLAIN (b 1945)
Managing Director (Executive)
• Bcom, BA (Hons Econ) (UCT)
• Appointed December 1968
• Appointed Director March 1970
David attended Christian Brothers College, Waterkloof House Preparatory School
and Hilton College. He worked part time for Chamberlains as a university student.
He joined the company full time in December 1968; he went from being a counter
salesman to sales representative and then a buyer. During crises times he managed
the roof truss division and the Glen branch.
David is passionate about education and conservation. He served on the Board of
Governors of St Mary’s DSG for 18 years, retiring as chairman. He served on the
Board of Hilton College, and presently serves on the Board of Waterkloof House
Preparatory School. David’s conservation interests focus on birds and their habitats.
He serves on the executive committee of BirdLife South Africa, and was the driving
force behind six major birding publications, sponsored by Chamberlains.
Interests: classical music, singing, birding, fly-fishing, fine wines and road running.