Drew has over 30 years experience of working across sectors and geographies to analyse, design and deliver solutions appropriate to the context, needs and aspirations of organisations in both the private and public sectors. This can range from being a partner in transformation, an orchestrator of learning or a facilitator of conversations.
Assignments to date have included a variety of sectors such as the international spirits industry, electronics, materials manufacturing, insurance, asset management, healthcare, FMCG and banking with work ranging from leadership development design/delivery to organisation change to working with intact teams.
Formerly, as Global Head of Leadership and Executive Development at Standard Chartered Bank, he worked closely with the most senior levels in fulfilling the Bank’s stated strategic aim to “massively multiply leadership capability”. During Drew’s seven years full time with the Bank, record profit and growth were achieved year on year. In this achievement the work of inspirational and accountable leaders coupled with an effective leadership and talent pipeline were key.
Previous roles included Organisation Development Head at Prudential UK and Europe; and before that Worldwide Development Leader at National Semiconductor in Silicon Valley and prior to that Principal Consultant in the Global Change Management Practice at KPMG Management Consulting.
In addition Drew is a Special Adviser to an international airline and an Associate Fellow of Saïd Business School at Oxford University. He was formerly on the Corporate Board of Save the Children Scotland.
He has gained international experience in Asia-Pacific, US, Middle East and Europe and puts a huge value on diversity and respecting different cultures.
“Creating DWI was not just about consolidating 30 years of blue chip experience or feeding off a strong track record, rather it was and is about learning and raising the bar in the service of clients and in collaborative working with fellow professionals.”