David Becker

Principal Consultant

d.becker@reading.ac.uk

David specialises in university transformation, combining his expertise in cost efficiency, business design and process improvement with culture change and staff development to encourage modern, effective and value for money professional services.

David’s recent projects have included supporting a transformation programme, developing other income streams and embedding change management.

Previously Director of Operations at one of the UK’s largest universities, he led a directorate of 200 staff across the areas of campus administration, strategic projects and change. His achievements include the removal of £6m from the recurrent cost base while simultaneously increasing first year student satisfaction to levels exceeding 95%. He has led business change projects across the globe with management experience in retail and local government as well as higher education.

An alumnus of Warwick Business School, David has a Master’s degree in Public Management and is familiar with the application of methodologies including PRINCE2, MSP, Lean and McKinsey 7S.

David is also a devoted, but long-suffering, supporter of Preston North End.

Connect with David on social media:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidbecker4/
Twitter: @BeckerDJ
Skype: dbecker1605