Having been coaching corporate executives since 2005, David brings over 25 years’ of business management and operational experience into his coaching.
During his 20 years with a multinational sustainability consultancy, David held technical, operational and business development roles which included establishing businesses in Malaysia, Thailand and the UK and growing and managing existing businesses in Korea and Singapore. He spent his last ten years serving on the Asia Pacific Executive Leadership Team, holding regional leadership positions reporting to the CEO and Commercial Director.
David played a major role in coaching and developing the emerging leaders both at mid and senior management levels and providing coaching and leadership development services to corporate clients including, over the last five years:
Shell (Singapore, China, Brunei and Philippines); Chevron (South Africa); IMERYS (Malaysia; China; Thailand and the UK); AES (Philippines); GDF (Thailand); S-OIL (Korea); GS Caltex (Korea); Umicore (Korea); ChemTech (India); Google (Singapore and Taiwan); Covestro (China); Cargill (China); Huntsman (China) and Keppel (Singapore).
David has also worked on C-Suite and Senior Management level leadership engagements with AES; Shell; Cabot; Bayer; Samsung C&T; 3M; UTC; Keppel; AMAT, TIMAS, Isola, MRT Hong Kong and Changi Airport Group.
David holds a BA (Hons) degree in Geography (1987 – 1990) and an MSc degree in Environmental Impact Assessment (1991 – 1992) both from the National University of Wales, Aberystwyth in the U.K. His other professional training includes:
David is an International Coach Federation (ICF) Associate Certified Coach (ACC) and New Ventures West Certified Integral Coach (Professional Coaching Course). David is a seasoned professional with a deep understand of the corporate world, bringing an exceptional and uncommon business and technical proficiency to the world of Executive Coaching.
New Ventures West
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