Profile

David is a good strategic thinker, policy developer, project manager and implementer with a track record of managing complex, high level projects in multi-agency and multi-professional environments. He works well to tight deadlines and is results focussed. He has a thorough understanding of policy and practice affecting the NHS, local government and the independent health and social care sector.

Sample Consultancy Assignments

Clinical Commissioning Group: Programme Director role to establish and commission services for the biggest health and wellbeing centre in East London, situated on the Olympic Park.

NHS Foundation Trust: Piloted the introduction of electronic patient records in two mental health in-patient locations, working with Trust managers and specialist IT staff.

Local Authorities/Primary Care Trusts: Led programmes to develop integrated community health and social care services in an inner London Authority and a Shire County.

Welsh Local Authority: led a multi-disciplinary team to manage a large procurement of residential care for older people, involving proposals to close existing facilities and replace with more modern care homes provided by an independent provider.

Employment History

2006-Current Principal Consultant, The Consultancy Company

1991-Current Management Consultant and Director, Pro Tem Consulting Ltd

1989-1991 Project Manager (Housing Trust Development), Kent County Council, Social Services Department

1987-1989 Senior Operational Manager, Kent County Council, Social Services Department

1980-1987 Team Manager, Kent County Council, Social Services Department

1978-1980 Social Worker/Senior Practitioner, Bolton Metropolitan Borough, Social Services Department

1975-1976 Trainee Social Worker, Bolton Metropolitan Borough, Social Services Department

Qualifications

Postgraduate Diploma in Social Services Management and Supervision, University of Sussex

MA (Social Work), University of Wales

Certificate of Qualification in Social Work, University of Wales

Postgraduate Diploma in Social Administration, University of Manchester

BSc Social Studies (Jt Honours: Psychology and Applied Statistics), University of Salford