Before establishing Adaptive Leadership, he worked in a multinational company for over 20 years and has a wealth of experience in leading his own teams and the organisations he has been part of. Over the last five years David has worked alongside senior leadership teams in support of transforming their organisations in response to new challenges and opportunities.
David earned an MBA as well as postgraduate diplomas in Executive Coaching and Team Coaching and he is accredited as a senior practitioner coach. He combines real world operational leadership know-how with a coaching led approach to change and development.
David is capable of working with large scale change involving thousands of people as well as with individual leaders and their teams.
Over his career, David has lived in Asia, the Middle East, North and South America, the UK and Germany. This experience has given David a deep appreciation for different perspectives and ways of understanding which he applies in his work.
David believes that every person, team and organisation contains the potential to make an even greater positive impact in the world. He is motivated by the opportunity to releasing that potential working with clients. His style is to be engaging, curious, fun and when appropriate challenging.
David originally qualified with a degree in Engineering and follows Formula 1 motor racing as well as any technology associated with the power generation industry which is where he spent most of his career.
He is a Leinster rugby fan and goes to their home matches with his Dad in Dublin. David is married with two kids and as a family they like to go to the cinema together, cycling and swimming in the sea.