SENIOR FACILITATOR AND PROGRAM DESIGNER
- Don has a wide range of leadership, training and coaching experience in multicultural and international environments. As a consultant since 2002, he has worked extensively in Europe, USA, Asia and the Middle East, 25 countries in total. He coaches, designs and delivers leadership, personal impact and management development programs for major international companies, facilitating both in English and French.
- Don’s recent experience spreads across a wide range of sectors internationally: Oil and Gas, Healthcare, IT services, Travel, Banking, Audit & Consulting, Food & Drink, Retail, Aeronautics and Space Engineering. The programs that he facilitates are not only for very large global organizations such as Total, Technip, GE Healthcare, Air France, Société Générale, BNP and Safran, but also for medium and small sized ones.
- Before moving into developing people, he had a successful career in retailing with Marks & Spencer, where he was involved for over 20 years in growing the chain of stores in Continental Europe, firstly as a Store Manager, then as a Regional Manager, Store Operations Manager and Divisional Commercial Controller. His wide leadership roles included responsibility for the retail operation at various times in France, Spain, Belgium and Southern Ireland, as well as heading Career Management for Store Managers, Store & Visual Display and Store Security.
- He comes from an Anglo-Dutch family and is bilingual English-French. Don spent some of his childhood in the Netherlands and after leaving the UK, has now lived and worked in France for over 30 years, including a 3 year period in Belgium. He has spent over 5 years in the USA in between trainings and vacations and is now devoting more time to building his presence in Asia.