David Marsh has worked on multilingualism and bilingual education since the 1980s. He was part of the team which conducted groundwork leading to the launch of the term Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) in 1994.
Born in Australia, educated in the UK and now based in Finland, he has extensive experience of teacher development, capacity-building, research and consultancy in a range of different countries in Africa, Europe and Asia. He was awarded a joint commendation by the English Speaking Union in 2008 for publishing work on CLIL, and a 2009 Estonian Education Sciences Award for Applied Didactics.
He has published widely and is now specialising in the identification of brain-compatible language learning methodologies.