Dr David Naylor DProf, MA

David is a director of a consultancy practice researching and developing practical interventions to to help people resist being silenced at work and find a way of speaking to what they see and know.  This work builds on his work at The King’s Fund; a two-year secondment to the NHS Sign up to Safety Campaign; projects in the NHS and wider public sector to understand and mitigate the effects of bullying and incivility; and his doctoral research into the capacity to be ‘constructively awkward’ in organisations.

At The Kings Fund, David co-directed the Top Manager programme and led various senior leadership and board development projects.  David previously worked for Tavistock Consulting and taught on the Tavistock’s doctorate programme in Consultancy.  He has been a Chief Executive of a VCS organisation providing residential and nursing home care for people suffering from enduring mental illness and with learning disabilities.  He was a service development manager in Haringey mental health services and the mental health advisor to the Leonard Cheshire Foundation.

David has a professional doctorate and a MA in organisational change.  He trained in consultancy at the Tavistock, facilitation at the University of Surrey and has a diploma in psychodynamic counselling from Birkbeck.

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Contact details

M: 07831 554931
T: 01435 873832

Book: Speaking Up in a Culture of Silence

Company name: David Naylor Consulting Limited
Registered office: Byways, Vale Road, Mayfield, East Sussex TN20 6BB
Company registration no: 6854181

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