David has more than 30 years experience in the hospitality, events, higher education and corporate education industries for clients such as London Business School (LBS), Oxford University, BP, HSBC, Oracle, Vodafone, Emirates, LVMH and IHG.
David never forgets that the most important element of any event is the people who experience it.
Complete corporate event management solutions for your event/seminar and your delegates
Defining clients and businesses direction
Putting our clients business needs and strategies in to an intuitive roadmap
Developing and creating leadership programmes for a range of clients
Ensuring clients budgeting constraints are adhered to
Planning and time management ensuring clients smooth running events
Programme Manager (Freelance)
University Of Oxford
My main responsibilities at the School included programme logistics and communications; the planning, coordination, and successful delivery of executive education programmes. Contracted to take Oxford Said Business School’s Advance Management Programme to Saudi Arabia for their client.
Senior Account Manager
London Business School
David started in higher education at London Business School in 1996 becoming Programme Manager and for the next 12 years became an integral part of the School’s staff. His role of organising, managing programmes and their budgets meant building rewarding relationships with stakeholders, clients and delegates alike all over the world, many of which are still going strong today. David’s clients include Barclays, Emirates Airlines, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Mars, Oracle, Vodafone to name a few.
Soon into his tenure David was asked to be Lead Programme Manager for the Senior Development Programme (SEP), the School’s flagship programme, a 28-day general management course based on the LBS campus for 60 international senior delegates.
In 2002 David took over the management of the Global Business Consortium (GBC) a strategic leadership and cultural programme consisting of seven corporates each sending six senior executives delivered at locations including the UK, Europe, Middle East, India/China, and USA including Silicon Valley. GBC was a year-long programme over four modules, he brought together every aspect from administration/planning to venue booking to travel arrangements for the team and delegates, the programme ended with the CEO day where all seven company CEOs are in the same room for Q&A.
During the 10 years spent in Executive Education David progressed to Senior Programme Manager and Operations Manager, directly leading a team of ten, and influencing a myriad of suppliers, staff and academics, whilst implementing new working procedures and best practices as well as setting and managing budgets.
Staff Committee Member and Social Club Chairman
Learning Support Manager (Freelance)
BP International Ltd and David were brought together in 2010 for 5 years where he was employed as a Learning Support Manager, delivering programmes from Group Learning, which has established itself as a centre of excellence within BP, in the provision of the logistical and operational support of training events. Also the Managing Operations programme for the Safety and Operational Risk business unit, delivered in the US, Europe, Africa and Australasia.
Corporate Training Manager (Freelance)
Partnering with Moet Hennessy - Louis Vuitton at their LVMH House corporate university site in London, helping to re-launch the Presidents’ Forum group of training workshops, and to instigate venue for ‘in-house’ divisional training events.
Client Experience Consultant, Executive Education (Freelance)
Cass Business School
Onsite support and administration for training events under the Global Learning & Operations Department of BP. Includes ensuring that all aspects of the course is covered to make sure that all members are safe and secure whilst attending, and liaising with venue staff, faculty and delegates, to ensure that the course runs smoothly.
Imperial College Business School
My main responsibilities at the School included programme logistics and communications; the planning, coordination, and successful delivery of executive education programmes within the UK, Europe and internationally; acting as a liaison between clients, faculty, staff and suppliers to ensure an exceptional, seamless and innovative educational experience for a wide variety of clients