Mr David Summerton

Job: Part-time Lecturer

School/department: Faculty of Business and Law

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 257 7100




Personal profile

I have thirty three years management experience in a wide variety of Public, Private and Thirds sector organisations. I established from scratch a multi-level Management Development programme for the largest Care provider in the UK (Leonard Cheshire Disability) and have seven years’ experience as a Prison Governor. I have run my own Consultancy business since 2000 alongside my career experiences.

I have held senior positions with a range of Third Sector organisations and have held Trustee positions with large providers in the City of Leicester. 

Research interests/expertise

Strategic Management, Public Sector Management, Third /Voluntary Sector Management.

Areas of teaching

Enterprise, general management and business

Courses taught

ENTE 1521

Membership of professional associations and societies



Consultancy work

I have run my own Consultancy Business since 2000 with a focus upon writing programmes for educational establishments to gain funding, management development (set up a national CMI and ILM centre (Leonard Cheshire Disability), Director of Marketing for St John Ambulance (Warwickshire) and numerous bespoke Income Generation contracts in the Public, Private and Third sectors. 

Professional esteem indicators

External Examiner for London South Bank University Business School.

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