DD is pleased to announce that we have attracted David Weaver and Adrian Sladdin, two outstanding leaders in the Diversity & Ethical Business space to our Board.
David Weaver - DD President
David is a leadership and executive recruitment consultant with working with a wide range of high profile clients. His work has focused on designing, co-creating and delivering interventions that build higher levels of organisational performance to achieve outstanding results.
As DD President David bring many strengths, not least the leadership qualities that he has demonstrated as the President of the British Association of Clinical Psychologist. His appointment as DD President speaks to expertise and gravitas he has acquired in the area of diversity change management, which he believes is essential for modern organisations serious about ‘success’ in an increasingly diverse global context. His other strength are expertise as a facilitator, mediator, executive coach and public speaker.
Much of David’s work over the past five years has involved working with leadership teams on matters relating to strategic recruitment, personal excellence and career and life management. He has delivered this for corporates such as Shell as well as for Central Government and the NHS. He is passionate about people and energises individuals in the personal effectiveness coaching side of his business.
Adrian Sladdin - DD Chairman
Adrian is our inspired Chairman. He is passionate about helping organisations to walk the talk when it comes to Diversity & Ethical Business. As his company Seventh Wave Corporate Training is the leading Diversity Dividend Coach, Adrian is perfectly positioned to act as the interface between member organisation and DD marketplace providers.
Adrian has an outstanding track-record designing and delivering innovative corporate training internationally for the financial services sector. His corporate clients include Deutsche Bank, J P Morgan, Santander Ladbrokes, Coral, Lottoland and BetVictor. In addition Adrian is a Director at Aspire Prep UK, an innovative, offering education, leadership and mentoring solutions to local authorities in the United Kingdom and external international clients. He is also the co-founder of the Young International Leadership Programme, an engaging programme for young people around the world looking to develop their skills. Adrian’s passion for environmental sustainability has elevated him to the position of Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Jane Goodall Institute UK, part of the wider global environmental charity.