Director of Employability,
Nottingham Trent University
At NTU, Employability is a centralised service supporting 30,000 students across 4 campuses; David’s team has delivered increasingly successful graduate outcomes and have contributed significantly to the external awards won by the University. Working at scale, since the start of this year the team has engaged over 15,000 students and last year delivered 3500 work placements. David’s background is in Human Resources Management in the electricity industry, automotive manufacturing, telecommunications and recruitment sectors. He is a business coach and has a Masters degree in Coaching and Behavioural Change, his research interests include the development of self-efficacy and resilience and particularly the contribution these make in enabling social mobility.