Nissan Academy Account Director
David is senior training consultant with RTS Group’s client Nissan, and also our account manager for the brand. He’s been with us since 1997, initially as an associate, and he designed many of the Nissan programmes, including dealer principal and line manager assessments. David manages the Nissan training team, looking after the delivery of learning and development and he still occasionally delivers management training.
David spent the first 25 years of his career in hotel and catering, becoming a hotel general manager at just 26 and progressing to regional general manager for the Hilton, looking after five hotels with a combined turnover of more than £20 million. He moved into learning and development for a management level audience, setting up as a consultant and designing award-winning programmes for a number of clients including the Hilton. It was during this time he became an RTS Group associate.
Married with two children, in his spare time David plays with a veterans’ football team. He describes himself as “calm under pressure” which is perfect for his role.