David Etherington is the Chief Executive Officer of Coalesce Management Consulting, having spent three years as a Board advisor and non-executive director for the parent company, responsible for the development of the Board, strategy development and execution, leadership coaching and mentoring, and value creation.
His 25+ years of experience started at TechPartners International, where he joined as a junior consultant and progressed into leadership, participating as an equity holder in the divestment to Harvey Nash in 2000. Post-acquisition, he went on to further leadership roles at White & Nunn, Capita Resourcing and Astbury Marsden, before becoming Chief Operating Officer for NP Group where he was responsible for the execution of a five-year plan jointly formulated with NP CEO, resulting in 47% CAGR and successful MBO transaction April 2015.
David established his own advisory business in 2016, acting as an operating partner to business owners and leaders in the staffing sector who have an agenda of fast growth, innovation, and unlocking value for shareholders. He has worked with organisations such as Henderson Scott, Trinnovo Group and Insight Recruitment during this time, and remains Managing Partner & COO of Triage, a global change agent whose purpose is to end hunger and poverty in its forms everywhere.