David introduced supported mentoring to Europe in early 1980s and co-founded the European Mentoring & Coaching Council. A visiting professor at Henley Business School (Reading University) Sheffield Hallam, Oxford Brookes and York St John Universities; David leads a global network of mentoring experts and trainers.
David has authored 70 books on coaching, mentoring, leadership and other management themes. He holds a reputation for asking “massively difficult questions” that oblige people and organisations to think. He also works with learning and socially disabled children and adults to promote social inclusion and has authored many children’s stories.