David Blackburn is a multi-award winning senior management executive with over 20 years’ experience in leading all aspects of Human Resources from a diverse career background including manufacturing, IT, retail, housing and financial services. David is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development; the Royal Society of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce; the Institute of Leadership and Management and a Member of the Guild of HR Professionals. He has designed and delivered learning and development across the NHS and the not-for-profit sector and is a regular conference speaker – addressing delegates at the People Development Summit in Barcelona, the Work Foundation, NCVO HR Conference and the HR Summit in Lisbon. David is a member of the Business in the Community (BITC) Race Equality Leadership Team and is an avid ambassador for BITC Age at Work. In addition David has been a judge of both the HR Excellence Awards and the Recruitment Advertising Awards.
Chief People Officer, Financial Services Compensation Scheme