David Powell is a highly experienced facilitator and keynote speaker. He is very engaging and specializes in assisting senior leadership and management teams. His powerful approaches unleash the hidden potential in management and staff to help achieve optimal performance and results.
David Powell is very experienced and knowledgeable on how to significantly improve individual and organizational performance and results.
He gained a first class honours degree in Chemical Engineering from Edinburg University, followed by postgraduate studies in Psychology at Macquarie University in Sydney. His corporate career spanned fourteen years in oil and gas where he worked with BP, AGL and Amoco and ten years in information technology with ICL and Tandem where he held senior marketing and general management roles.
He is an exceptional and empowering leadership, management, high performance team and sales mastery skills enhancement trainer. He is an internationally experienced facilitator and very focused on results. He specializes in assisting leadership teams in developing and inspiring future vision and success strategies and in helping them overcome seemingly intractable challenges. His list of almost 200 clients over the past twenty years, across five continents includes Allianz, AT&T, Virgin Mobile, Roche, Ericsson, Olympus and many more.
David can help as a facilitator in managing the context of an important meeting or a strategic workshop so the senior manager is free to focus only on participating fully, taking an active part in the discussions and ensuring the team converges on the best possible solutions.
David’s workshops combine humour, energy, passion and a wealth of personal experience to encourage active participation, creative thought, skills enhancement and achieving the required success outcomes. His training and facilitation approaches are pragmatic and highly effective because they are uniquely different. He provides practical tools and approaches to help tap not only the full power of the mind, but also the passion of the emotions and the enthusiasm, commitment, motivation, creativity, initiative, resilience and persistence of the spirit in business. He calls this approach The Hidden Advantage to unleash the power and potential hidden in management and staff to achieve their best performance and results.
In addition to being a facilitator, he is often asked to provide one-on-one mentoring to senior executives and deliver key note talks around the world. He is also the managing director of Corporate Leadership and the internationally acclaimed author of the business and personal empowerment book Spirit Intelligence.
David gained a first class honors degree in Chemical Engineering from Edinburg University, followed by postgraduate studies in Psychology at Macquarie University in Sydney.
David’s passions are leadership, vision, strategies and empowerment / management of people.
- Sales, marketing and customer value
- Creating high performance teams
- Change management