David is a proven operations and business manager with over 26 years experience in dealing internationally with commercial and engineering projects, lean principles, applications engineering, customer and distributor account management, technical sales, R&D, quality, purchasing, human resources, team development and training.  He has played an active role in creating and delivering business and new product innovation strategies providing growth and continuous improvement working within both automotive and Industrial business sectors.  David’s experience and understanding of international business cultures have allowed the companies he has worked for to expand their businesses throughout Asia, The Americas and Europe.

David in his spare time volunteers as Chair of Governors for a Somerset-based Federation of Schools providing education for pupils with additional needs.  In this role he has played an active part in a project for the building of three new schools, leadership team development, SAFEGUARDING, H&S and maintaining & improvement standards in-line with OFSTED requirements. He says that working with both the team and pupils within this Federation has been a great learning experience and extremely rewarding.

I am motivated by helping others to become their best whether that be individuals, a team or a complete organisation. There is nothing better than watching a team develop, become successful and at the same time having fun.
- David Purcell