David Corbett is a professional international business leader with a demonstrated background in delivering rapid business growth in complex major capital and change project environments. Skilled at developing and executing corporate development strategies and delivering acquisitive and organic value creation. A deep commercial focus with advanced skills in marketing and sales management, team development and performance management, with extensive experience in growth environments and turn-around situations. A demonstrated ability to drive delivery and results in international portfolio businesses in contracting and consulting organizations. A combination of hands-on engineering, advanced business management/ leadership development and global commercial experience has developed a pragmatic, task-oriented management style with a passion for team achievement and business performance improvement. Deeply analytical and performance measurement oriented, with an ability to work detail while establishing and collaboratively driving delivery of the big picture. Key experience features revolve around technical services management in energy and infrastructure markets, focused on asset performance management/ risk management of highly complex and hazardous physical assets and associated people performance management throughout the energy value chain, and throughout the asset lifecycle. Highly experienced in leading and driving strategic growth, including M&A, business transformation/transition/ turn-around and sustainable sales and marketing management.
Master of Business Administration, University of Strathclyde – United Kingdom
Final dissertation on “Factors affecting the acceptability of project time and cost risk”
Bachelor of Science – Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering, University of Glasgow – United Kingdom