David Miles was born in Birmingham (UK) in 1944. He studied at Moseley School of Art and Birmingham College of Art. He holds a Master of Arts Degree in Electronic Graphics from Coventry University, and prior to his retirement in July 2009, was a Senior Lecturer in the School of Visual Communication, at the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, Birmingham City University.
He has a life-long interest in Bible studies, and lectures regularly. For many years he has been a member of the Christadelphian Church.