Background and experience
Chris is a self-motivated, delivery focussed, company director with strong project management skills (PRINCE2 Practitioner). A highly articulate and creative individual, he enjoys presenting complex information and concepts in simple, innovative ways. Chris gains satisfaction from getting to the heart of the matter, adding value, engendering respect and pioneering novel approaches. In addition to being a Chartered Engineer and professionally qualified project manager, Chris is also a Fellow of the Professional Speakers Association in the United Kingdom and past President of the North West Chapter. Chris was awarded the Institute of Directors ‘Diploma in Company Direction’ in 2005.
Prior to establishing Active Presence Limited, Chris worked in the IT, telecommunications and aviation industries for more than 20 years. During this time, he lived and worked overseas and managed major international consulting engagements. His extensive bid and project management experience enabled him to deliver an exceptional level of service to his clients – something he continues to do with the Active Presence brand.
A one page PDF file giving a brief review of Chris Davidson's professional experience and background
Chris’ latest book, Successful Speaking Secrets Quick Reference was the winner of the International Book Awards 2010, (business-sales category).
Chris’ impressive client list includes Ernst & Young, Virgin Trains, EMC Conchango, Penna plc, Rococo Chocolates and the Bank of England among many other organisations.