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David has been asked to give his advice to numerous entities e.g.In 2016 he was appointed Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Institute of Digital Engineering.


  • The Lord Mayor’s Appeal Office on City Giving Day
  • The Samaritans on the launch of their 'Wellbeing in the City' programme.
  • Innovate UK on its Driverless Cars competition
  • The Advanced Propulsion Centre on its hub and spoke network
  • An Italian hedge fund on UK opportunities
  • A European company set up to encourage business exchange with Asia
  • An online global network and market place set up for SMEs
  • A global pharmaceutical company on a new business venture
  • A major music charity on its marketing strategy
  • A Japanese bank on acquisition potential
  • A consumer electronics firm on strategy and management
  • An Australian designer of fashion fitness wear on marketing
  • A technology firm on appointment of chairman designate
  • A publishing company on Governance issues etc.
  • The Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising: advised on PR
  • An educational establishment on its marketing strategy
  • A large organisation on workforce restructuring
  • A large electrical appliance manufacturer on distribution strategy
  • A large telecommunications company on a CSR initiative


As well as coaching and mentoring countless subordinates throughout his corporate career David has also successfully mentored external individuals including the CEO, Children Nationwide, a leading research charity in children’s medical care which led to rebranding as WellChild.


  • The CEO of an important children's charity operating in Romania, Ghana and Bangladesh
  • The Sales Director of a FTSE 250 Solutions provider
  • The Managing Director of a Challenger Bank
  • A Vice President of a leading supermarket chain
  • The Technical Director of a leading security printer
  • The IT Director of a global retailer
  • The Company secretary of a FTSE 100 Company
  • The Vice President of a global music publisher
  • The business channel head of a major beverage company
  • The head of new business for a major mutual insurance company
  • The CEO of a listed soft drinks manufacturer
  • The CEO of a global retailer
  • The General Manager of a global solutions provider
  • The HR Director of a global retailer
  • The marketing director of a middle east retailer
  • The investment manager of a major Japanese bank
  • The marketing director of a global brewery firm
  • The CEO of an AIM listed company
  • The Communications Director of a FTSE 100 company
  • The Company Secretary of a UK subsidiary of a Global Insurance Giant
  • A Director of a Top 6 Investment Bank
  • The CEO of a private publishing firm
  • The Company Secretary of a FTSE 250 company
  • A Paralympics Gold medallist embarking on a motivational speaking career
  • A Senior Vice President of a major drugs company.
  • The Strategy Director of a leading technology provider
  • The Marketing director of a global energy company
  • A Regional Managing Director of a smart phone manufacturer
  • The Government and Legal Affairs Director of a major airline
  • The UK HR director of a Japanese conglomerate



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