David Atkinson focuses on customer and supplier management, procurement, and negotiation. David is an Accredited Trainer in Negotiation Theory & Practice from Harvard/Massachusetts Institute of Technology Program on Negotiation. With 30 years’ experience as negotiation practitioner, trainer, and business school lecturer to MBAs. 20-year Procurement career to director level with Black & Decker, Lucas Industries, Automotive Products, and Rolls Royce. Creator of the ‘Selling to Procurement’ and Dealing with Procurement programmes.
Over the past 14 years, David has operated as consultant, trainer and coach to clients in the pharmaceutical, manufacturing, financial services, food & drink, logistics, transport, government and health and social care sectors.