David Blackett


Director at Blackett Maguire + Goldsmith

David Blackett is a Director at Blackett Maguire + Goldsmith – a leading Building Code of Australia (BCA) consultancy and building certification firm based in Sydney. David is an A1 (unrestricted) accredited building certifier in NSW, ACT and QLD, and has over 28 years’ experience providing BCA compliance advice for all development types. 

David’s extensive knowledge of building legislation across all classifications allows him to provide a first-class consultancy service. He prides himself on helping clients create cost-effective developments, which incorporate innovative and value-engineered design options, outside of traditional prescribed building regulations.

David’s diverse experience is complemented by his ability to think outside the square. He enjoys reviewing new products and systems, and he has expert knowledge of specialised building classifications. This allows him to formulate unique solutions to complex compliance issues.

David is on the Board of Directors for the NSW Association of Accredited Certifiers (AAC). He is a member of both the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors and the Planning Institute of Australia. He also sits on multiple technical advisory committees, including the Health Infrastructure Panel of Expert Consultants (NSW and ACT). David holds a Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying and an Associate Diploma in Applied Science (Health and Building).