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.
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.