SOAS University of London

David Willey


David Willey
David Willey


A highly experienced executive with 25 years at main board level in higher education and central government. Now in active retirement. Wide experience in strategic leadership, programme delivery, change management and board governance with particular experience in solving complex organisational problems where sensitivity, discretion and political astuteness have been essential.

Primary responsibilities for organisational, financial & strategic management including major IT, estates and organisational change project delivery with resource responsibilities up to £120m p.a.

Substantial experience as regional, national and international representative for Bournemouth University, Regent's University London and for Ordnance Survey, building relationships and working in collaboration with partners across higher and further education, local and central government, and commercial business.