David Berrett worked for more than 13 years for the Office of General Counsel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints before retiring effective 31 Aug 2022. Prior to joining the Church’s Office of General Counsel, he was the Director of Legal Services for the Church’s Human Resources Department, having responsibility for global HR legal compliance. During his time with the Office of General Counsel, he served as the Church’s Area Legal Counsel in Hong Kong, where he supervised legal work in more than 40 countries (2009-2013) and as Area Legal Counsel for Southern Africa, residing in Johannesburg, where he was responsible for more than 30 countries (2018-2022). In these roles, he was directly involved in the intersection between law and religious organizations, having responsibility for compliance by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with the laws and regulations of the countries in his areas. He spent two years (2016-2018) working in the Office of General Counsel in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. From 2013 to 2016, Berrett served as the Mission President for the Church’s India Bangalore Mission. Berrett holds a Juris Doctor degree from the J. Rueben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University.