David Butler

Practice Director of Leadership,
Diversity and Inclusion
Thales Corporate University

David Butler’s 35+ years of experience in learning and consulting span senior positions in business schools and 12 years at Thales, most recently as Practice Director of Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion at Thales Corporate University.

David specialises in designing, delivering, and monitoring highly interactive learning solutions. He has been instrumental in bringing diversity and inclusion, design thinking, and digital transformation to Thales. He has also spearheaded a diversity and inclusion programme for 4k top managers at Renault. David is an expert in strategic learning expeditions (he has led over 100 thus far), a keynote speaker, and a facilitator for EXCOM-level seminars.

David is certified MBTI, DISC Insights, WPMOT, Talent Q, Influencing Strategies, KFHay Leadership Styles and Organizational Climate, 360° debriefings, CELEMI TANGO, and Apples and Oranges. He has produced a number of digital learning solutions (e-learnings, serious games, MOOCs).