“I am passionate about relationship management and the importance of culture-change programs to make a difference and hence improve business performance.”

David Anthony

Senior Consultant

David Anthony is a senior consultant based in the UK at culture-shaping firm Senn Delaney, a Heidrick & Struggles company. David brings more than 35 years of industry experience in a variety of senior leadership positions covering both strategic and operational roles.


Prior to joining Senn Delaney, he spent two years as a facilitator of the Senn Delaney culture-change program at Rolls-Royce plc. He subsequently trained as a master facilitator enabling him to then train and certify internal facilitators to rollout the program to more than 13,000 people.


David has served for several years in the aerospace division of Rolls-Royce plc where he brought value in variety of roles, including program management, commercial, engineering and supply chain relationship. He worked overseas for more than eight years, living in the United States, Germany and Australia gaining experience of people and cultures.


Well known for his collaborative management style, David led a number of supply chain relationship projects to improve business operations with the clear recognition of the importance of working together. In his last role, he led a global team to deliver operational performance and the resolution of numerous high-profile engineering issues.


In his early career, David was based as a Rolls-Royce representative at Boeing in Seattle, Washington. He completed numerous flights on both the 757 and 747-400 experimental flight test aircraft.


Dave holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering and completed the Rolls-Royce Senior Business Leadership Program in partnership with the London Business School.


He lives in Derby, England with his wife Lynn, and has two grown daughters. They enjoy spending time at a second home in southern Spain. David enjoys numerous sports, including cycling, skiing, walking and golf.

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