David Joel, Lanson consultants Ltd, a specialist Business Trainer from Portsmouth | Expertbase

David J.'s Profile

A qualified director with practical training experience

David is a professionally qualified company director and a qualified physicist with 22 years in the engineering and technology sectors and 10 years in the services and facilities management sector mostly at board level.

David was seconded to the US, leading a multi-disciplinary team to successfully penetrate the US defence marketplace in aviation support

Upon return from the US, David took a post as the Managing Director of a newly acquired small business, dealing with the change and culture issues that characterise a new business acquisition. Whist in the facilities management sector, David successfully led a bid team for the privatisation of the Atomic Weapons Establishment – Aldermaston United Kingdom. This activity presented many political, cultural and people challenges, culminating in a successful bid.

In 2001 David qualified with a diploma in Company Direction from The Institute of Directors. In 2002, David, founded a management and training business. He became a Chartered Director in 2003.

David works with the Institute of Directors delivering The Finance for non-Financial Directors programme and the Directors Role in Leadership as part of the Certificate in Company Direction with experience in both public and private sector organisations.

Current programmes delivered by David are:

* Finance for non-financial managers and directors
* Negotiation skills
* Public speaking and presentations
* Project management principles and practises
* The directors role in leading the organisation
* Change management and strategic direction

In addition to management development and training, David is the chairman of the East Hampshire business group and a former member of the Executive Committee and Remuneration Committee for the Portsmouth NHS (Hospital) Trust.

David also interviews prospective candidates for the IoD Chartered Director Programme

David has worked with many organisations around the world with particular emphasis on Europe, USA and the Middle East

David: Overview

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David's Elevator Pitch

Working in conjunction with a client organisation, we deploy Learning and Development solutions that address needs of senior management and executives of an organisation. Our programmes are designed to improve business skills in order to enhance the organisation's capabilities to help gain competitive advantage and mitigate obstacles to success.

David's Clients

British Chambers of Commerce
Frazer Nash
Islamic Development Corporation
Lockheed Martin
National Police Improvement Agency
Oxford Management
UK Fire ad rescue services
UK Ministry Of Defence
UK Ministry of Justice
Institute of Directors

Fluent Languages



Articles in Directors Magazine Articles in Accounting today

Career Highlights

Higher National Diploma Applied Physics Institute of Physics Pt 1 examination Certificate in Company Direction Diploma in Company Direction Chartered Director Preparing to teach in the Lifelong learning Sector (PTTLS - Adult teaching certificate)

David's Work Experience

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David's International Experience Visualised
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Hong Kong
Saudi Arabia

David: Insights

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Delivery Styles

In Person

Expert Category

Business Trainers

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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United Kingdom




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David Is Qualified Director Business Trainer With Broad Industry Experience Both National And Internationally. The Biggest Strength David Has Acquired Over The Years Of Experience Is The Ability To Listen To The People He Works With.David Also Has Broad Practical Experience Of Business Change Management And In Mergers And Acquisitions.David Has Developed The Following Attributes During His Professional Career - The Ability To Think Strategically As Well As Tactically- The Ability To Work As Part Of /or To Lead A Team- To Sell A Vision Or Idea And Engender Its Ownership By People- The Ability To Communicate At All Levels And In All Forms - Diplomacy


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David's Expertise

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Finance, Financial Tools

17 Years of Experience
A professionally qualified director that has held roles as a finance director, Marketing director and managing director of both large and small businesses. Specialising in being able to de-mystify the concepts of finance, Strategy and leadership
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21 Years of Experience
A professionally qualified director that has held roles leading small and large organisations. In this capacity David has held roles such as as a finance director, Marketing director, Managing director and board Chairman. David's specialism is in being able to de-mystify the concepts of Finance, Strategy and Leadership.
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Project Management

23 Years of Experience
David has many years of practical project management experience in the Defence, Aerospace and Nuclear sector.

He has delivered high and low value projects into large , blue chip organisations as well as smaller organisation and in the public sector. This expertise allows David to focus on the philosophy of project management rather than just placing and emphasis on industry standard tools.

This philosophy can be applied to all project regardless of size. This approach also works well for producing successful bids and tenders which also utilises strong project management principles
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