David is a lead consultant at Schuitema. He is concerned with Organisational Change Management, Leadership Development, designing bespoke Workplace Coaching Programmes and Schuitema Crew Development. While he services a range of industries, he developed a special interest in the Financial Services, Manufacturing and Mining industries within Southern Africa, East, and West Africa.
David is committed to evoking excellence in others with an emphasis on leading interventions that seek to build the internal leadership and coaching capacity within client organisations. He serves a range of clients that span Corporate, Public Service and Public Benefit Organisations.
David is a registered psychologist and certified Professional Coach. He has built an enduring relationship with Schuitema that spans 18 years. His experience includes leadership training and facilitation across the spectrum of organisational levels, individual and team coaching and facilitation.
He has served as certification panelist for the Centre for Coaching, as external examiner on the MBA Coaching elective at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business and a Masters of Management – Business Executive Coaching (MM-BEC) at University Witwatersrand.
Prior to joining Schuitema, he was an educator and consultant psychologist. He served in the South African National Defence Force for 3 years supporting the Psychological Integration of senior officers. Recreationally, he is a keen cyclist, self-taught organist and active member of his local community.