What people say

We pride ourselves on the quality of service, advice and support we give to each of our clients. We are proud that all of our work comes through personal recommendation. See below some examples of what people have to say:

“David has been a great source of support, wisdom and advice to me in my role as CEO of the Little Princess Trust. His extensive knowledge of the sector combined with his practical experience as a CEO and his ability to productively challenge, support and advise in equal measures means that he is always a great sounding board and brain to pick on a whole range of CEO, leadership and charity related issues".
Phil Brace
CEO - Little Princess Trust
"The mentoring relationship gave me amazing support as I moved into a new and challenging leadership role. David was incredible at supporting me, pushing me, and making me think about where I can take steps to improve. He gave me the confidence to believe in myself and my own abilities more - thank you!"
David has achieved an impressive amount, helping charities of all sizes to develop, grow and deliver award winning work that makes a difference. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge, is a skilled, energetic and talented leader able to find solutions to problems. He has a strong network across the sector and I commend him to you.
Joe Saxton
Driver of Ideas, nfpSynergy
"David has great strategic vision and a very clear understanding of what it takes to develop a highly effective medical charity. He is an inspirational leader and it has been a pleasure to work with him"
Professor Jonathan Rhodes
Emeritus Professor of Medicine
"David's knowledge of the sector and significant leadership experience across charities of all sizes means that he always brings tremendous insight and ideas. He offers practical solutions to problems and a healthy and appropriate level of challenge to our thinking. He is able to motivate, enthuse and bring people with him either individually or when working with or leading teams of people".
John May
Secretary General - Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award
“David is very highly regarded by clinicians and patients across the UK. He is a great advocate and leader and is skilled in initiating and influencing effective partnerships and collaborations to drive quality improvement in healthcare services".
Angus Watson
Professor of Surgery
“It is always a pleasure to work with David. We've not worked with a more inspirational charity CEO – someone who so clearly inspires the whole team, isn't happy with average / is always pushing the organisation to bigger and better things, and yet can also maintain a fantastic, supportive culture”.
Paul Allen
Director - Lark (Creative Agency)
"David has the passion and heart to drive change whilst still keeping a respect for the history of the charity. He knows how to grow a charity but keep people onside and takes them with him. He shows great leadership skills and if you want to grow your charity or project, David is the man for the job".
Carrie Grant
Broadcaster, Vocal Coach, Campaigner
“It has been great to work with David on a number of initiatives to drive quality improvement in healthcare services. His ability to form and lead strong strategic partnerships and bring people and organisations together in effective collaboration is to be admired. His knowledge and experience combined with his natural determination and energy has benefited us greatly”
Professor Richard Russell
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
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