Donald is an experienced speaker, chairman and facilitator, and has spoken in over 30 countries. Recent engagements include keynotes in the US, Australia, The Netherlands, Israel, Turkey and France as well as keynotes and workshops in the UK.
A trusted voice in Workplace learning & Development
Donald has an established track record of hosting several hundred webinars and chairing several national conferences in the UK.
Donald is currently presenting on:
- Trends in learning technologies – what’s hype and what’s happening
- What skills does the L&D professional need today?
- Why the learning profession must change or become irrelevant
- What future organizational learning really looks like
"Having Donald’s keynote to open HCM Deck’s L&D Meetup #Experience in Warsaw was a real pleasure. His interactive style and energy are a great complement to his experience and knowledge, and the audience found his talk both informative and inspirational. I have to add that working with Donald was an example of professionalism on the highest level."
Event Manager, HCM Deck
“The webinar was a great success thanks in the main to the work Donald put in working on the content, liaising with the client and also the guest speaker. He is incredibly professional, a great communicator and full of good ideas so was able to create a very engaging format for the event. I can’t recommend Don highly enough.”
Founder, LearnPatch, UK
“He is an absolute joy to work with and I would strongly reccommend him if you need strategic advice on learning and development for any type of organisation in any part of the world – he travels well! He has attended our iLearning Forum in Paris the last two years and on each occassion his contribution was massive. I am so impressed that he is booked to be top keynote at next year’s event.”
iLearning Forum, France
“He is an inspiring, creative presenter who knows his stuff.”
Irish Computer Society
“Don did a sterling job at the CEdMA Conference. Everyone I spoke to had universal praise for his session. He managed a perfect balance of audience participation and education – all with more than a dash of fun. We were worried the conference might have been a little dry but with Don’s help it may well be our most successful event.”
“He was ready to share his deep experience and knowledge with the Turkish HR & Training community and a creative speaker who kept the audience’s attention.”
Founder, HRdergi, Turkey
“Don is an L&D expert, nevertheless, he is also a gifted presenter. He has the ability to quickly engage the audience and deliver an interesting, fun and to the point presentation. Conference visitors were all raving about his presentation.”
“Don ran a 4 hour workshop for us and delivered an engaging, thought provoking and challenging session. His knowledge and experience in L&D are excellent and I would recommend any organisation that is looking to transform how they approach and deliver L&D to engage Don . . . it will get you thinking differently!”
Head of Learning & Development at Coca Cola Enterprises
i-love learning 2018
Some future gazing for at a breakfast briefing with Netex Learning in London.
The Impact of Learning, June 2013
How do you show the value of learning? Breakfast briefing with Reed Learning in London. Talk 35 minutes, panel 20 minutes.
The future of learning and development
Video interview with Brightwave on Learning and Development: the future, London, January 2011
Learning and Development Conference - for the 5 generation workplace - Athens (Keynote speaker)
29 Jan 2020
Learning Technologies Conference 2020 - ExCel London (Chairing)
12 Feb 2020 - 13 Feb 2020
i-love learning 2020, Netex Learning - Madrid (Chairing and Facilitating.)
14 Feb 2020
The Research Base
GLOBAL SENTIMENT SURVEY 2019
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