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Chris David

Leadership, Strategy and Change Management Specialist and Business Coach

Chris is a versatile strategy and change management professional with industry experience in the process industries, technology and distribution and functional experience in learning, knowledge management, marketing, sales and operations. As a business coach specialist, he has exceptional insight and ability for developing the best in people, teams and businesses. He is a highly motivated individual who is confident working with all levels of leadership, senior management and operational teams.

Specialisations
As a business coach specialist, Chris has exceptional insight and ability for developing the best in people, teams and businesses. His focus areas are developing successful strategies and teams, developing leadership skills with management teams and effective business development through persuasive selling and negotiation skills.

Chris has spent most of his career based in Europe working with a range of global industries. He recognises how to break down cultural barriers and deal successfully with the most recalcitrant negotiators.

Professional
Chris began his career in Brussels with PricewaterhouseCoopers initially as a business development consultant for a range of industries and then as a strategy and marketing consultant within PwC’s Pharmaceuticals Consulting Business. He worked on strategy and change projects in countries across Europe and North America where he developed his negotiation strengths and knowledge of dealing with different cultures.

Chris then moved to IBM where he worked as European Leader within IBM’s Learning and Knowledge leadership team and was responsible for leading change and business development across Europe. It was here where he expanded his training and coaching expertise.

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Key sessions include:
Personal Impact, Presence and Influence
Professional Negotiating Techniques
Advanced and Basic Selling Skills
Presentation Skills for Quivering Wrecks
Virtual Leadership and Management Skills
Networking Skills - How to “Work a Room”
Sales Management
Exhibition Skills Training
Cold Calling for Chickens

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