Born in Pontypridd, South Wales, in the United Kingdom.
The fourth child of five - with three elder sisters, and a brother.
Attended Pontsionorton Primary; then Cilfynydd Junior School.
Went to Pontypridd Boys' Grammar School, which became Coedylan Comprehensive when he was in the Sixth Form.
Went on to St Paul's College, affiliated to Bristol University.
Went on to Nottingham University for a teaching degree.
Then on to Loughborough University for a Master's.
Has taught in many schools:
Langley Grammar, Slough - English
John Port School, Derbyshire - English
William Alitt School, Burton-on-Trent - English, Drama
Parkfields School, Bedfordshire - Head of English
Chellaston School, Derby - Head of ICT
Providenciales International School, Caribbean - ICT
British School of Lome, Togo, West Africa - Head of ICT
Millhill School, Ripley, Derbyshire - Head of ICT
Kamuzu Academy, Malawi, East Africa - ICT
Day Waterman College, Nigeria - Curriculum Leader -Drama, Music, Art
Into, Manchester - ICT Curriculum Leader
St Constantine's International School, Tanzania - ICT
Manager, Next Step, Abu Dhabi
Radio host - Capital Radio, Abu Dhabi
Youth Theatre Director, Derby Playhouse, Derby
Writing - see also www.Evolvere.co
Photography - see www.davidowen.photos
Other web sites
www.davidowen.eu - main, home site
www.davideowen.com - specialist site for those taking IGCSE and A Level ICT