David Strahan has been a professional writer for over thirty years. He learned his trade through the exacting discipline of writing for television, first as a reporter for Thames TV, and then as a business correspondent and producer-director at the BBC. For ten years he made investigative documentaries for The Money Programme and Horizon, including: The Moscow Theatre Siege, Emmy nominated and Gold World Medal winner for Best Investigative Report at the New York Festivals; No Accounting For Greed, Foreign Press Association, Best Business Film; The Men Who Broke Marconi, RTS shortlisted for Best Home Documentary.

In 2005, David left the BBC to write The Last Oil Shock (John Murray Ltd, 2007). Since then he has worked as a writer and editor specialising in clean energy, including journalism for Bloomberg New Energy Finance and New Scientist, and policy reports for clients including and the University of Birmingham Energy Institute (see services). He now also teaches clear writing for business and academic clients through write first draft