Head of Sales & Marketing
David joined HETA in September 2020 after six years with Awarding Organisation EAL and their parent company Enginuity. Originally from Aberdare in the South Wales Valleys and more recently residing in Sully in the Vale Of Glamorgan David relocated to the region to take the role of Head of Sales and Marketing with HETA.
David’s career began as an apprentice Carpenter and Joiner before joining Community Industry (pre-merger with the Rathbone Society) initially as an instructor but ultimately as Director for Wales and Thames Valley. After ten years with Rathbone Training he joined the then Employment NTO as Business Development Manager taking the organisation on a rapid growth trajectory resulting in ownership of the business and recognition as one of the UKs Most Promising New Businesses. Prior to joining EAL and Enginuity David was the Wales Manager for E-skills UK working to drive up skills in the digital space.
David joins HETA with a focus on sales leadership and coaching in addition to diversification of the product and service offer.
Outside of work David had a successful playing and managing career in football with two of his proudest moments being capped by Wales in 1993 against England in a semi professional international and more recently in 2009 taking his home town club to the Welsh Football League title as manager. In more recent times David has taken to more leisurely sporting pursuits including cricket and golf although he is the first to admit he plays neither particularly well