Communications Expert & Speaker
David Butter is a live communications expert who has ‘stood and delivered’ in front of both small groups and audiences of up to 1000 as a keynote speaker, business presenter, advertising pitcher, conference chair, panel host, workshop facilitator, fundraiser, leadership trainer, executive mentor, student coach and wedding MC.
He has run programmes for organisations such as Accenture, BBC, Danone, EY, Laing O’Rourke, Lloyds Bank, Lufthansa, Rothschild, The Royal Navy, Star Alliance, Unilever and WPP, as well as for schools and universities, and charities and small businesses in over fifty countries, delivering in English, French, German and Spanish.
He is a regular attendee at TED conferences, an IAF-Certified Professional Facilitator, a Trustee of Shakespeare’s Globe and a Trustee of Speakers Trust. He also chairs a chapter of the Kilfinan Trust, mentoring Charity CEOs and chairs conferences on sustainability for Green Mondays /The Crowd.
Before setting up his own communications company David was a senior international advertising, media and marketing executive with WPP, where he worked in The UK, France, Germany, Spain and Switzerland, as well as The US and Australia.
MD, Brompton Bicycles Ltd
Vice-Principal of King's College London and Trustee of the V & A Museum
Former Chief Executive, The Place
CEO of MediaCom UK
CEO Amicus, and formerly Head of the British Army
MP & Former Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries