Dave has over 20 years of experience as a business and education facilitator. He has worked as a presenter and trainer both nationally and internationally and has been with Laughology for nine years.
With a background in performance, acting and stand-up comedy he is highly engaging, dynamic, fast-paced and quick-witted. He has delivered workshops and programmes for Laughology in the education, health and business sectors. He specialises in facilitating change management, improving teamwork and communication, developing creativity and enhancing wellbeing in individuals and organisations. As an educationalist, Dave works with students, parents, newly qualified teachers, teachers, senior leadership teams and headteachers. He delivers training on topics as wide-ranging as risk taking, curiosity, managing change, leadership, thinking skills, memory, P4C and the brain. He has also worked on the Laughology Happy-Centred Schools programme.
As a corporate facilitator, he has worked with blue chip companies such as Sotheby’s, Liverpool Victoria, BP, Regus, Hewlett Packard, British Aerospace, the Metropolitan Police Service, Royal Bank of Scotland and BNP Paribas.
Dave is the author of ‘The Little Book of Laughter’, ‘Rocket Up Your Class’, ‘The Book of Invisible Teaching’ and a contributor to the ‘Big Book of Independent Thinking’.