Damian is a Chartered Manager u0026amp; Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute with over 25 years experience of working in commercial organisations with blue-chip clients. Damian has predominantly worked in client relationship roles, across international markets and in multiple business sectors. Damian has built up a wealth of knowledge – starting his working life with Marks u0026amp; Spencer, before moving into FMCG with Walkers Crisps and Bryant u0026amp; May. He later moved onto the business to business sector and has extensive international experience negotiating, implementing and managing complex solutions at Hays plc, Corporate Express (now Staples), Dalkia Energy (now Mitie) and the Institute for Hospitality Management.
Damian has been involved in unlocking individual’s talent for over 20 years and he is a qualified Coach, Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and an accredited Master Practitioner of Hypnotherapy.
Damian previously trained with Hays Plc to “Improve Performance” of staff through counselling skills. He later developed his professional coaching skills in 2004 qualifying with an Advanced Diploma in Professional Coaching; more recently (2013) being awarded a double merit Practitioner Diploma in Executive Coaching with the Academy of Executive Coaching. Damian is committed to continuous professional development – currently discovering the link between neuro-plasticity and behaviour change in coaching.
Specialties: unlocking u0026amp; Getting the BEST out of your People, How to LISTEN so Customers talk, Win Win Negotiation Skills, Professional PRESENTATION Techniques, The Business of BODY LANGUAGE, Executive Coaching, Key Account Management, Business Development, building relationships, Account Development, rapport building, negotiating skills, presentation skills, time management, leadership training, NLP, public speaking, hypnotherapy, running a business, client relationship, SME’s, business owners.
Damian spends a considerable amount of time helping charitable causes to raise money, and is currently a Trustee of Ben’s Trust u0026amp; was previously a Trustee at Action Duchenne. In addition Damian is a member of Colchester XRT and was previously a native member of Colhester Round Table – working in the local community organising events such as the Colchester Carnival.
He’s been instrumental in delivering inspirational and integrative leadership workshops to Tesco, Wembley National Stadium, BIG Lottery Fund, Kuehne + Nagel, IMG (UK) Ltd, Entrepreneur’s Circle, Park City Consulting, Butterfield Bank, Oakland Innovation Limited, Albany Facilities Limited, The National Enterprise Academy, The Ritz Hotel, The Baglioni Hotel, Estuary Housing Association and was previously a trainer with the Coaching Academy, the UK Coaching Partnership and the Academy of Executive Coaching.
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