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"David made the impossible possible: taking us from low impact presentations to jaw dropping performances in no time."

Reinhard Dischner / GM Business Fundamentals, PUMA

"David is a true professional, a delight to work with and - best of all - he delivers fantastic results!”

Charlotte Judet / VP Communication, Kering APAC



Effective communication is essential for effective leadership. David helps leaders define, develop and deliver their messages for impact and influence.


In-house learning experiences to help your people engage, lead, influence and inspire. Programmes to develop negotiation, presentation, media interview and interpersonal skills.


Bring your team together with a shared vision, clear priorities and commitment to success. David designs and delivers offsite sessions that transform team performance.


David can turn your next conference into a truly outstanding experience. As a moderator, facilitator and speaker coach, David ensures your event energises, engages and inspires everyone involved.


Online courses to help you communicate with clarity creativity and confidence
How to Talk to The Media

Conduct High-Impact Interviews

Interpersonal Savvy & Influence

Recognise Patterns, Build Trust, Inspire Confidence

Achieving Authentic Performance

Develop & Deliver Outstanding Presentations

The Storyteller’s Guide

Harness the Power of Narrative

“David’s insight and guidance have been instrumental. Our work together has yielded tangible results.”

- Nick Benson / Partner, Latham & Watkins

“Amazing sessions and great advice. The feedback is always positive. David's session counts as one of the most valuable in our programme.”

Katrin Ley / Managing Director, Fashion for Good


David Thompson helps leaders and teams around the world communicate with more clarity, creativity and confidence.

Drawing upon more than 25 years of experience in public relations, corporate communications, executive coaching, training and facilitation, David helps his clients harness their personal and professional resources for outstanding performance.

David works with executives and teams from several organisations, including Alexander McQueen, Allen & Overy, Biogen, Bottega Veneta,  International SOS, Kering, Latham & Watkins, PUMA, Pfizer, Saint Laurent, Whirlpool and many more.

As an Executive Coach, David has worked with more than 150 leaders around the world to help them achieve outstanding results. David also works with teams to help them communicate, collaborate and overcome obstacles to peak performance.

David has received Coach certification from The Coaching Academy and the Behavioural Coaching Institute. He is also a Master Practitioner and Certified Trainer of NLP.  A member of the International Coaching Federation, David adheres the ICF code of ethics.

As a communications consultant, David helps clients discover, develop and deliver messages and stories that inspire action. David helps you distill complex information and ideas into clear, compelling copy.  He provides guidance, feedback and encouragement to help you present your material with impact and influence.

David began his career with Ketchum in Washington, D. C. He later joined the agency’s offices in Munich and then in London, leading pan-European teams to support some of the firms largest accounts.

David established his own business in 2004 to provide communications counsel and professional development services.

In addition to his experience in corporate communications and executive coaching, David has worked as an actor, director and producer – with a focus on the plays of Shakespeare.

David incorporates his learning and experience from the world of theatre to help clients express themselves effectively and step fully into the different roles they play in their professional lives.

David holds a BA in English Literature from Davidson College in Davidson, NC and an MA in Shakespearean Theatre from the University of Essex.

“David is one of a kind. He takes you on an inspirational journey.”

Tarita Qveflander / Senior Manager, Biogen

"Since working with David, I have grown in confidence, enhanced my communication style and taken on new levels of responsibility.”

Paul Walker / Buying Director, Waitrose


“David has consistently helped me achieve better results for myself and for my firm.”

Katja Buller / VP Corporate Affairs, Biogen

"Without a doubt, the best training session I have ever participated in. We are all excited to put the concepts you showed us to use. A world class experience!"

Ginger Bartos / Client Service Director, International SOS



Visit David Thompson’s Impact Academy for David’s Online Training Courses.