David Durkin has considerable experience of consultancy in leadership, talent development and team dynamics across a range of industries. He believes passionately in the value of continuous learning and development as a significant contributor to business performance.
David has a facilitative and supportive style. He enjoys challenging his clients to maximise performance through the development of key leadership skills and deep understanding of team dynamics. A pragmatic and logical approach helps individuals to identify their own priorities and actions to optimise their development. An expert in learning, David has a wealth of knowledge of different learning methodologies to improve performance.
He has successfully led the design and delivery of a number of high quality development solutions that have demonstrated exceptional return on investment. He has delivered excellent leadership solutions for Standard Charter Bank (Hong Kong), Argos, Car Phone Warehouse, Royal Bank of Scotland, Siemens, Barclays, Honda (UK), American Express, Ulster Bank, Indesit, the Department of Works and Pensions, National Grid, Network Rail, Nat West, and Laing O’Rourke.
With 15 years of experience designing, delivering and evaluating development programmes, David designs and facilitates learning processes that are both challenging and supportive and deliver exceptional results.
He has a very strong and broad experience. David has been a guest speaker at the HR Leaders Forum and two ‘best practice’ case studies have been published about his profiling and facilitation work with a regional sales team to accelerate performance to exceptional achievements.
Professionally qualified and accredited to advanced levels by Team Management Systems for the use of all team and leadership development profiling tools. High quality facilitation of these interventions ensures accelerated team development to board level. He has coached leaders at various stages in their development, with a focus on personal growth to improve business performance.
His mix of strategic knowledge and practical experience of leading many major learning projects enable him to help others through similar challenges.
As well as many practical years within Leadership development, additional qualifications and training include: Licentiate of the CIPD and Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.