Mundell was a member of Annandale and Eskdale District
Council for Lockerbie from 1984-86 and of Dumfries and
Galloway Regional Council from 1986-87.
in Dumfries in 1962, David Mundell attended Lockerbie
Academy where he was Head boy. He studied at Edinburgh
University where he gained an Honours degree in Law
and a diploma in Legal Practice. He later gained a Masters
degree in Business Administration from Strathclyde University
Business School. He is a member of Law Society of Scotland,
Writers to Her Majestys Signet and Law Society
of England and Wales.
Mundell was admitted as a solicitor in Scotland, England
and Wales where he worked in private legal practice
in Glasgow before joining BT as Group Legal Adviser
for Scotland in 1991. Subsequently a member of the Senior
Management Team of BT Scotland, David was, until his
election, the Company's Head of National Affairs.
Mundell is a former member of the Management Board of
the International Teledemocracy Centre. He is also a
member for Institute of Management and the Institute
of Directors; a Director of the Ayrshire Chamber of
Commerce: and a member of Crichton University of Southern
Scotland Action Group. He is also an accredited Alternative
Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mediator.
Mundell lives in Moffat in Dumfriesshire with his wife
and three children - Oliver (10), Eve (8) and Lewis