As the Founder Director of ThinkTankOne (TT1), David has a passion for helping business owners and their teams realise their potential. As an Advisory Director / Mentor, his niche is in assisting professional services distribution growth. Having successfully built and executed the sale of two private businesses (Executive Search and Wealth Management) as well as operating as ‘Head of’ and GM in corporate, David has helped every business and team represented achieve measurable results.

David’s objective is to share the wisdom and thought leadership of high performers, effectively ‘borrowing brilliance’, to accelerate success. He believes in the ‘simple is sophisticated’ approach to planning and execution.

His strengths include: distribution growth, alliance initiation, alignment of high performance teams, building and refinement of sales processes, operational efficiency and leadership development. He has a fascination with developmental psychology and his personal ethos is one of ‘Brave thinking. Brave action.’

As an amateur ornithologist, former competitive cyclist, BRW Fast 100 Starter, keenly interested in modern Chinese history, proud Dad and lover of good red wine, David is also a passionate supporter of Room to Read and School Aid – both not for profit enterprises – one changing the world through educating children and the other providing a crowd sourcing platform for children and their social agendas.

He is also co-author of ‘Project Sahara – Pressure Point’ – the true story of the lead up to racing the toughest footrace on earth – a 245 km run across the Sahara Desert.

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