David’s core area of expertise is business strategy and planning. He has run his own Business Consulting and Coaching Company since 2003, and he is highly regarded in the Coaching and Mentoring community both locally and regionally.
He is an excellent business partner for anyone seeking to benefit from a powerful combination of objective insight and sound practical experience, and he is a first class problem solver who possesses a rare ability to assimilate wide ranging information and either add strategic value to it, or simply apply it to solve practical day to day difficulties.
David is also a good listener who can bring objectivity, experience, and a comprehensive tool kit of transferable skills and abilities to almost any business situation.
He possesses wide ranging business know-how and experience which spans a number of sectors. This includes practical experience of actually managing, growing, and directing a truly diverse range of small businesses, as well as having worked within the larger and more corporate world.
David is a Staffordshire University business graduate (1991), who has successfully helped a large number of SME’s to both grow and to innovate; and he has mentored many senior managers and directors across Staffordshire and the West Midlands to develop both themselves and their businesses.
He was designated by Grant Thornton as an ‘Enhanced Coach’ under the government’s last national flagship scheme for business support – ‘The Business Growth Service’, which ran to March 2016. David has also worked with the Manufacturing Advisory service.
In early 2017 David became an “Entrepreneur in Residence” at Keele University Management School – Mercia Centre for Innovation Leadership. Here David helps participant companies to address the distinctive organisational and leadership challenges for their innovation-led businesses.
Whatever the project or task, David applies his trademark energy, enthusiasm, focus, and commitment to make a real difference. He is extremely credible and will rise to any challenge with utmost professionalism.
David is unable to attend the ‘Meet the Mentors’ even on July 17th so as an alternative, to help decide if David is the right mentor for you, please feel free to call him on 07803 172665 or email email@example.com You can do this any time up to Tuesday 9th July and anytime after Friday 19th July.