David has 25 years of experience in business research, business development and project management roles. His corporate clients have included; Barclays, RBS, and The Economist and he’s also supported mid-sized technology, marketing services, property and professional consultancy companies in their customer account planning and business development activity.
Since 2003 David has provided independent market insight services and is responsible for delivering research programmes, which he designs to connect clients to new business opportunities. A core component includes David conducting face-to-face and telephone interviews with his clients’ customers and potential buyers – to discover exactly what their current needs are and how a proposed solution should be best presented by a supplier.
David has worked as an account director for research agency BEM Group (now part of Taylor Nielson), where he managed research programmes to the value of £millions for Allied Domecq, Clydesdale Bank and HSBC.
He holds The Market Research Society’s Advanced Certificate, has a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management and a degree in Social Economics.