Dai is an experienced Senior Consultant with over 30 years hands-on delivery in the profession, leading ‘Internal & External Consultancy’ teams and programmes in both public and private sectors. Currently he manages his own Independent Consultancy Business with specialist expertise in the following fields; change management, management consultancy, organisational development and elite high performance sport. In the past four years, his significant clients include; Ministry of Defence, NATO, BAE Systems, the International Rugby Board and the Welsh Rugby Union. Up until 2016, Dai was a Head of Department and Principal Lecturer at Cranfield University, delivering and managing Consultancy & Change Management modules on both MSc and MBA programmes with associated accredited CMI Consultancy qualifications from Level 5-7. Professionally, he holds Master’s Degrees in Education (MEd) & Corporate Strategic Management (MSc/MBA). He has also coached and managed professional rugby for 25 years, winning the 7s Rugby World Cup with Wales in 2009. He was awarded his MBE for his outstanding contribution to Defence Training in 2008.
Peter spent 27 years in the Army as a training and development specialist in defence capability and associated change programmes, particularly Training Needs Analysis (TNA) and through-life training requirements and numerous ‘re-organisations’. He held several ‘internal consultant’ appointments including Head of the Defence Specialist Training and Consultancy Group in support of Defence-wide projects and the delivery of specialist training for Defence personnel operating in acquisition and training appointments. He left the Army in 2012 and established his own Consultancy Company specialising in TNAs, training reviews, and training development and delivery projects in the public and private sector. He has worked with other suppliers in collaborative ventures, acting as Training Director and Principal Consultant in support of complex and protracted change programmes. Peter has a M.Ed and MBA in addition to his specialist Defence training course qualifications and significant ‘hands-on’ experience as a Senior Consultant that he brings to the course.