David Williams

Senior Tutor, Business

David Williams

I love working in this sector with students and employers to have a real impact on skills and work place learning.

Executive Education, Entrepreneur and Enterprise, and Apprenticeships are my passion, along with diversity and showing respect for everyone.

I am the Chair of University Staff LGBTQ Alliance Network, supporting colleagues and students.

I am an accomplished and results-driven leader with strong experience in all aspects of organisational /business development, relationship management, membership, events and marketing.

I am adept at identifying complex issues as well as deriving suitable solutions for improvement. Demonstrated success in contract negotiations, business development, market research analysis, and developing people and leading teams to achieve set goals within defined timelines.

Other References


  • MSc Lifelong Learning – University of Stirling
  • MA Business Development – Middlesex University
  • Certified Training Practitioner (CIPD)

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Associate, Higher Education Authority
  • Fellow, Institute for Education
  • Fellow, Chartered Management Institute (CMI) CMgr
  • Fellow, Association Professional Sales

Teaching Expertise

  • Organisation Behaviour, Team Building and Leadership, Strategy, Organisation Development
  • Business Development, Sales, Negotiations
  • Diversity and Inclusion, LGBT+, Allies

Research Interests

  • Work-based practice

Previous Roles

  • Director for Global Corporate Engagement, Middlesex University 
  • Elected member, Confederation British Industry (CBI) London Council
  • London Chamber Commerce & Industry: International Trade Board, Skills Group
  • London Borough Barnet Enterprise Board, Founder member
  • Capital West London Board member

Research Publications

  • Published work-related research with British Chambers of Commerce and with CBI on topics of collaboration best practice and business development and strategy

Contact Details

T: +44 (0)1582 489105
E: david.williams@beds.ac.uk


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