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Dr David Faraday

David Faraday
Job Title:
Advance HE Key Associate

David was formerly a senior lecturer at the University of Surrey, where he was responsible for professional training and skills development in chemical engineering. While at Surrey, David also led a small research team conducting research in bioprocess engineering, distillation and membrane separations, and secured funding worth £1.1 million from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Hefce and the European Commission. David led the TRANSEND project (Hefce, Fund for the Development of Teaching and Learning (FDTL)) - this concerned the dissemination of good practice in skills development across engineering in higher education - and he was the inaugural recipient of the Frank Morton Medal for ‘Excellence in Teaching in Chemical Engineering’.

In addition, David was also an Esso Teaching Fellow, and the recipient of numerous awards and grants in teaching and training. David is now a management and personal skills development trainer, with particular expertise in leadership, team working and communication skills, as well as being an experienced facilitator.

David’s current training clients include the Royal Collection Enterprises Ltd (Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace), the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the University of Surrey and the University of Southampton.

In January 2006, David was appointed as the director of the Adair Leadership Foundation.