David Sergeant graduated from Durham University in 2016. During his studies he campaigned for Britain to leave the European Union, playing an active part in Students for Britain and Co-chairing his constituency Vote Leave team. He has interned with former MP Andrew Bingham (High peak) and current MP Fiona Bruce (Congleton). Following his graduation, David moved to Sydney where he sat on the New South Wales Committee of the Australian Monarchist League and wrote for the Spectator Australia. His articles have been read over 1 million times. He began writing for the Bow Group's youth wing Generation Conservative in 2016. His first Bow Group research paper was published in 2017, making an evidence-based case for the eradication of cannabis.