Dave has a business background working in financial services in the area of retail and corporate lending and risk for some 8 years, followed by 30 years of internal and external HR consulting experience in NatWest/RBS, PSL, Kenexa and IBM as an occupational psychologist. Dave worked directly with different global and multi-national based organizations offering organizational effectiveness-based solutions focusing on future proofing their businesses.
He is a regular presenter at global HR conferences promoting the role of technology, people analytics and the need for HR to be more commercial in its’ approach so that it can demonstrate tangible business value. His first book ‘Introduction to People Analytics’ on the changing role of HR and the increasing demand for data insights was published in April 2020 and has also been published in China and Russia in 2022. A second version of the book will be published in 2023.
He’s referenced as being a key influencer on Twitter via @HRCurator in several HR subject areas (c32k followers). He’s an Associate with Corporate Research Forum (CRF), GPS Asia, Hult Ashridge Business School, MBL Seminars, Emeritus, the Centre for Effective Organizations (CEO) at the University of Southern California (USC) and is an Adviser to iPsychTec, a cultural analytics provider. He is one of Engage Employee’s Forward Thinkers for 2021 and 2022 and was HR Magazine’s #16 HR Most Influential Thinker 2021.