David Durkin


Leadership and Team Development, Finance for non-financial managers, Time Management.

David has developed a vast knowledge of Leadership and Management development which he is more than happy to share with audiences. He believes passionately in the value of continuous learning and development as a significant contributor to business performance. He facilitates learning processes that are challenging and supportive, delivering great results for clients from a range of different backgrounds and cultures across the world.


Before his consulting career, David was Head of Learning Design and then Director for Talent Development Programmes at Barclays. He has gained valuable leadership experience including talent management, training operations, evaluation strategies and assessment/development centre design. His consulting career has taken him all over the world and involved work in a wide range of industries including the automotive and engineering sectors.


David offers a pragmatic and logical approach to help individuals identify their priorities and optimise their development. His experience and wealth of knowledge makes him popular with senior audiences and those with a thirst for new ideas and insights.

Interesting facts about David

David is a real family man and proud of his Yorkshire roots. He also enjoys sports and in his youth was a successful cricketer. David now prefers golf and plays off a very respectable handicap of 6!

Looking forward to this event, we promise to make it engaging and though provoking.