Speakers Profile - David Peake










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Melbourne

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David is founder (1992) and Managing Director of Quantum Edge and of the Global Leadership Centre partnering with Ballarat University, and is a specialist in strategy, leadership and change management. David is a registered organisational psychologist, and holds post Graduate qualifications in Psychology from Monash University.

David has over 25 years of practical experience in advanced Human Resources Management roles at both the strategic and operational level., including ten years in senior Human Resource Management roles with Hewlett-Packard. David's experience is extensive, especially as it relates to leadership coaching and its interplay with strategy. In particular David has been heavily involved in understanding the underlying cultural patterns of the Australian workplace and their implications on an appropriate leadership style and motivation.

David's clients include and have included both private and government agencies including Defence, Sensis, Parks Victoria, Telstra, City of Yarra, Hobson's Bay City Council, Boorondara, Knox City Council, City West Water, CSIRO, SPI Powernet, Eastern Energy, Australia Post, Department of Premier and Cabinet, RMIT, Monash Mt Eliza Business School and Victorian University, Pacific Dunlop, Toyo Ink, ANZ, NAB, National Australia Bank, Credit Suisse First Boston, Mobil Oil, Colonial Group, BHP, WMC, Telstra, Bankers Trust, Barwon Health, HSBC Securities and Deutsche Bank.

David has conducted well over 1000 programs in leadership and management development, change management, group processes, strategic planning, competency based selection and communication. Specifically with regard to the brief, David has delivered well over 200 programs specifically on leadership and has facilitated over 100 large-scale strategic planning sessions.

David is a member of the Australian Psychological society, and at various times a member of the Australian Institute of Management, the Australian Human Resources Institute, and the Australian Institute of Training and Development. David also holds advanced accreditation in Margerison-McCann Team Management Systems, Herman Brain Dominance Instrument and holds a license as a leading facilitator in cultural Imprint materials.