David is an Executive Director of the People Partnership, based in Dubai, and a Senior Associate of BSI with specific focus on improving organizational performance through consultancy and training in areas such as strategy, performance, change management, processes, the excellence model and human resources. David has been working extensively in this area for over a decade. He has implemented the balanced scorecard and excellence model in numerous organizations in many countries around the Gulf. He has conducted many seminars, lectures and workshops for individual companies and international organizations. He has also fully supported the performance and excellence movement in Dubai. He is a Senior Assessor and past Jury member of the Dubai Quality Award (DQA). He has supported many organizations who have gone on to win the DQA and other prestigious awards.
Prior to consulting David held numerous positions with international companies including 10 years with Esso Petroleum Company (Exxon) in UK, 6 years with KPMG Peat Marwick as Senior Consultant in London and Consultancy Manager in the UAE, 5 years as GM in advisory and project implementation with the Government of Dubai and 2 years as GM of GIS, Oman.
David holds a B.Sc. In Mechanical Engineering from The City University, London, and an MBA from Kingston University, London. He is Chartered Engineer, Member of the Chartered Institute of Management (MCIM), Institution of Mechanical Engineers (MIMechE) and the Energy Institute (MEI). He is a Certified Assessor for the EFQM (Europe), Certified Balanced Scorecard Master Professional by the Balanced Scorecard Institute. He is also a founder member of the Institute of Auditors, Dubai Chapter, Senior Assessor and ex-jury member of Dubai Quality Award.
In Strategy and Organization Performance Management, such as Balanced Scorecard (BSC), process improvement, HR performance and productivity, he has led and implemented systems in the government and private sector in the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, including Dubai Financial Market, Abu Dhabi Chamber, Qapco, Qatar International Petroleum Marketing (Tasweeq), Qatar Foundation, AST Middle East, Masafi, Gulf News and Alessa Industrial Company, as well as conducting numerous BSC and Strategy workshops throughout the Middle East and in Europe.