A recognised commentator and thinker in the fields of workplace learning and supporting technologies, Donald is committed to helping develop the learning and development profession.
He has chaired the Learning Technologies Conference in London since 2000 and writes and speaks world-wide about Learning and Development (L&D).
His annual L&D Global Sentiment Survey, started in 2014, provides a unique perspective on L&D trends from over 100 countries.
He chairs the Workforce Development board for VC firm Emerge Education, and invests in, and advises, several EdTech start-ups.
From 2010 to 2021, he chaired the Learning and Performance Institute. He is the author of Learning Technologies in the Workplace, a graduate of Oxford University and in 2016 was awarded an honorary doctorate by Middlesex University in recognition of his work developing the L&D profession.