Trinidad-born author David Kalloo grew up in the eastern borough of Arima. A self-taught writer, Kalloo migrated to London in 1989 and joined the London Notting Hill Carnival arena as a member of Masquerade 2000.
David is the founder and editor of online magazine Culturepulse, which connects the Caribbean/African diaspora. The magazine has reached 58 issues to date.
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He is also the media and communications advisor for the FHALMA Foundation and media manager for Notting Hill Carnival Pioneers festival. He previously served as a judge at London Notting Hill Carnival and Hackney One Carnival. He was also the Secretary for the World Carnival Commission.
In 2019 he contributed a chapter in the education publication Celebrating Trinidad and Tobago’s Culture and the Arts. David has written two books: Does the Crime Epidemic in Trinidad and Tobago Cast a Negative Impact on the Country’s Economy, Regionally and Internationally? and his debut novel Green Mango Chow.