Dave is a hugely experienced and successful senior executive with a genuine passion and talent for unlocking huge potential in individuals, teams and organisations. He has a wealth of experience in developing and leading high-performance teams across multiple sectors and channels across multiple global territories.
From his first role collecting supermarket trolleys to becoming Chief Operating Officer for a multi-national retailer, Dave has become an astute and dynamic operations expert capable of driving and delivering change, growth and sustainable transformation in businesses of all sizes. He has extensive experience and skills covering Operations, Human Resources, Learning & Development, Sales & Marketing, Audit & Compliance and logistics, having worked with organisations such as Sainsbury’s, WHSmith,, DFC Global Corp, The Money Shop, Greenalls and Herbert Brown.
As a successful COO, he understands the complex challenges of delivering high-growth strategies in the same way he does about leading organisations and individuals through periods of adversity, change and restructuring. As Royal Navy veteran, Dave has successfully adapted the senior service skills of team building, problem solving and self-determination into his commercial approach which has led to exceptional results and long-term benefits.
Dave is a qualified and hugely experienced business coach, skilled in a range of coaching techniques and methodologies, affording him the agility to be able to ensure the most effective approach for every situation. Dave’s key coaching talents lie in his ability to work with senior and middle managers in overcoming limiting beliefs and attitudes, developing self-confidence and personal accountability, enabling them to achieve personal and professional goals they previously believed to be out of reach.
Dave is accredited by the International Institute of Coaching and Mentoring and is a certified Practitioner of Life Coaching.