David Benson

Position: OD Programme Director - consultancy

David is a passionate and creative professional with extensive experience of the HR, Workforce, and Organisational Development functions within financial, international development, and housing sectors; demonstrating exceptional leadership, communication and relationship building skills honed through a series of challenging and diverse senior HR, Organisational Development, and Resourcing roles.


 David has recently joined SCW, and previous roles have included: Head of HR Policy, Strategy, and Organisational Development for one of the UKs largest Housing and Care organisations; the Head of Talent & Resourcing for a large, international development agency; and various recruitment, graduate recruitment, training and talent roles within the Financial Services Sector.  More recently, as Head of Organisational Development, responsibilities have included: design, delivery, and communication of a OD framework for a newly combined organisation; delivering a consistent approach to all learning and development activities, leadership and management development, performance, talent, and succession planning processes; apprenticeship and graduate development; design and delivery of a new Learning Management System; and consistent employee engagement and wellbeing initiatives.