Dave Pendle is has pursued a lifelong journey of personal growth, has lived in India, the USA and Australia and considers himself to be first and foremost a learner. Other capabilities include being an Leadership Developer, Talent Coach, Facilitator, Conversationalist, Trainer, Innovator and Organisational Developer all of which he puts the service of people organisations and communities in order that they might thrive.
Professionally Dave has worked in the fields of social work and youth housing for governmental and voluntary services to improve the lives of excluded children and young adults for over twenty five years. Dave was awarded a distinction for his MA dissertation on the Phenomenology of Leadership Development, and is fascinated by how this nebulous topic captivates contemporary thought. Having pursued a path of personal development for nearly forty years and has developed a keen interest in the transformative benefits of contemplation and philosophical enquiry
Dave is also a very experienced, innovative, values driven senior manager and leader, specialised in training and developing others to realise their strengths and potential. Resilient, resourceful and highly motivated, Dave thrives in challenging and fast paced work environments. Has strong track record of delivering on time on budget on target, across a hugely diverse portfolio of activity. Seeks to diversify experience in charity sector through increased responsibility and working with different client groups.
One of Dave’s proudest achievements is developing and delivering ‘Voices from the Edge’ an international speaker series, which involved liaising with experts from diverse disciplines including but not limited to, scientists, philosophers and cultural theorists even Nobel Peace Prize nominees.
Professional Qualifications & Education include
• Master’s Degree Kingston (Professional Education and Training in Human Services) Distinction 2013
• Certificate in Action Learning facilitation- ILM -2014
• Certificate in Transformational Coaching- ILM -2014
• Enabling Others Practice Teacher Qualification Bournemouth University 2011
• Post Graduate Certificate in ‘Leading Places for Change’ – 2009
• Post Graduate Certificate in ‘Therapeutic Child Care’ validated by Exeter University -1998