JOHN A. DAVIS is founder and managing director of Scott Davis Management, a company which has provided executive development programmes for more than twenty years. He is an outstanding facilitator, excellent strategy consultant and intelligent negotiator with extensive international operational experience, which he has linked to global marketing capabilities and technical awareness. This has been augmented by European level design, contract negotiation, procurement and manufacturing experience. Firstly with the chemical company W R Grace and then as marketing director for Swedish SKF and as managing director for the German industrial multinational F’AG.
His expertise is in designing and delivering executive management development programmes and seminars for CEO’s, senior/executive vice presidents, senior and middle management. He reports to various international company main boards both in the UK, Europe and in the UAE. A senior associate with IIR/Informa he has achieved a reputation for developing high levels of
business competence and organisational skill for major companies such as Sabic, Siemens, DEWA, Etisalat, Tanmia & banks including ADCB, UNB, CBD and MasterCard latterly with organisations like the Qatar Foundation and LBL Strategies in Chicago.
His experience in the Middle East began in 1991 as a director for a major multinational industrial company. It expanded into management development in the mid-nineties when he implemented comprehensive relationship management programmes for the banks ADCB & UNB and management and leadership programmes for Etisalat & Siemens in the telecommunication industry. He has worked with IIR/Informa since 2002 developing and implementing focused competency programmes to enhance management skills on both public programmes and customised in-house courses to meet client’s specific needs.
Following his first breakthrough programme ‘Leading with Emotional Intelligence’ for Qatar Petroleum he has successfully blended performance skills with management effectiveness, helping to expand manager insight and performance for Qtel, Mobily, Samba, ADNOC, GASCO, EQUATE and MasterCard to name a few. With a passion for helping managers in Europe, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait he has developed the programme ‘a Break Through in Personal Performance’, blending more than ten years experience of companies with a deep understanding of people skills in business and now brings a broad comprehensive course on ‘Situational Leadership’.