David Laing

Consultant

David is an IT consultant all-rounder who is experienced in developing strategy, project management, IT implementation planning, delivery and advice in the public and private sectors. David has sound knowledge of IT infrastructure requirements in a fast changing world, and understands the role of technology as an enabler for organisations to achieve their goals.

In his management and CIO roles, he has managed relationships with external vendors; introduced, championed and implemented best practice and innovative processes and worked effectively with senior leadership, stakeholders and agencies in change programmes.

He has experience in the following:

  • Infrastructure management
  • Programme Management ICT and KM
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Transitioning clients to cloud based systems
  • Change management
  • Designing and leading change
  • Communicating at the highest levels of leadership across organizations
  • Team leadership, including facilitation and mentoring.

David is passionate about sustainability and climate change. More than just boost organisational performance and managing IT systems, David can help businesses develop more environmentally, socially and financially sustainable practices. He has consulted on climate change, transport and energy for local government, NGOs and private sector organisations.

David is a keen cyclist, particularly mountain biking ; a voracious reader, and listens to a wide variety of music. He is an actively community member. He has worked to develop a new community trust and coaches a FIRST Lego League team.