Dave is the inventor and original creator of StrongSuits. He has thirty years experience as a consultant delivering organisational development and change.
Following a degree at Cambridge University and training as a chartered engineer he had a successful career in the energy industry working alongside one of Britain’s top entrepreneurs and innovators, Tony Marmont. Dave founded his first business, Greengage Consulting, in 1996 to pursue his passion for team and organisational development. Dave is an expert trainer, facilitator and coach and has a proven ability to help his clients to develop clear strategies and gain insights that lead into new levels of performance.
Dave’s book, titled From Know-how to Do-how; A short and simple guide to change, has trended as the top selling change management book on Amazon in the UK and has been adopted as McGill university graduate leadership book of the month. He has designed and delivered leadership and top team development programmes for more than 70 organisations in the public and private sector delivered to over 8,000 senior executives and managers.
Ryan is the CEO of StrongSuits. He is an enterprise agility facilitator, coach, trainer and management consultant. He works with groups, teams, managers and leaders to foster strategic alignment, agility, creativity, and more effective communication and teamwork.
Ryan has coached, trained and mentored hundreds of managers, coaches and facilitators in agile approaches to management, leadership, coaching and facilitation. He’s the co-designer of accredited workshops and trainings in team agility coaching, team agility facilitation, enterprise agility coaching, coaching agile transformations and lean change management.
Prior to coaching and facilitation Ryan spent a decade in the city of London as an e-commerce software developer and senior project manager in multi-national consulting firms. He’s coached and consulted in almost every industry including retail, supply chain, publishing, government, travel, cloud software, education, investment banking, wealth management, fintech, telco, energy and data analytics.
He holds an electrical engineering degree from the University of Cape Town, an MBA from Warwick Business School and over a dozen certifications in personal, team, and organisational development.