David brings an international wealth of consultative expertise and coaching knowledge to his role with RISE. A natural leader and fully qualified RISE facilitator he is dedicated to helping clients achieve success without stress.
Working with and leading business teams, David brings to RISE an impressive collection of experience. This includes being MD and group MD for 10 companies and has extensive knowledge of the office procurement and supplies industry.
David is currently Chairman of the Academy for Chief Executives for East Anglia with the experience of creating his own coaching business which nurtured numerous international clients. He brings a wealth of strategies and successful outcome ideas to those RISE clients looking to enhance team leadership. Achieving industry leading standards in customer service and quality management and pioneering concepts of sustainability and corporate social responsibility, David was a key part of launching FSC standards in global forestry management. Spearheading the clearing of a sizeable brownfield site and creating a £12 million logistics centre in the heart of London, he was once nominated Young Entrepreneur of the Year by KPMG.
A published author and passionate about personal development, leadership awareness and experiential peer based learning, David understands that this is how leaders are best influenced to change. He feels a true sense of achievement when he sees client teams become more effective when managed and lead with real empathy for the people alongside enthusiasm for the business.
David is fascinated by both dialogue and mental conditioning required when managing aggression as well as teaching full physical intervention skills. This is grounded in his extensive martial arts expertise and conflict management skills.