David Higgins (born Brisbane in 1954), is an Australian businessman, the Chief Executive of the London 2012 Summer Olympics Delivery Authority.
Higgins was educated at Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview in Sydney. He then gained a degree in civil engineering at the University of Sydney; and a diploma at the Securities Institute of Australia.
After graduation, he worked in the United Kingdom and Africa, before returning to Australia in 1983, and joining the international property and construction company Lend Lease Corporation in 1985. In 1995 he was appointed managing director and chief executive, when the corporations developments included the 2000 Summer Olympics Sydney Olympic Park, and the Bluewater Shopping Centre in Kent, England.