David A. +44 (0)1628 488990

'As a coach, I bring many years of senior leadership and management experience to help individuals and organisations improve performance through a focus on their professional and personal goals. Desired changes in the achievement of outstanding results are often based on personal development, which in turn has a marked effect on the bottom line.'

David qualified as a Chartered Accountant and became Chief Executive of the leading provincial group, Henry Cooke, Lumsden and later, transferred to London to run private clients for Capel-Cure Myers. He has chaired several businesses ranging from commercial property to recruitment, publishing and retail. He is also non-executive director of several companies.

David's coaching style is client-centred and pragmatic. Where appropriate, the programme will include mentoring as well as coaching. David's areas of specialisation include: Business Results, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Communication and Team Building, Group Coaching, Strategy, Time Management, Decision-making and Creativity-driving Innovation.

David has worked with Apple, AXA Investments, Arts Council England, Eli Lily, Lloyds Bank, Schlumberger, Victoria & Albert Museum, Greene King, Mercer, Price Waterhouse Coopers, TEC/Vistage International, The Crown Estate, WPP Mindshare and a multitude of large and small SMEs. David has worked internationally in the USA, Israel, Australia, France and Eastern Europe and is used to dealing with a multiplicity of cross-cultural issues.

  • A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Accredited Member of Association for Coaching
  • A Fellow of Association for Coaching
  • A Fellow of the Securities and Investment Institute