Dave Downes

An experienced Prince2 and MSP-qualified programme manager, Dave has delivered successful transformation projects across almost every area of public service.

 His experience spans across local authorities, the education sector, health providers and NHS clients, and he has successfully led change projects ranging from children’s services and procurement, to tourism planning, national curriculum reviews, and technology systems implementation.

 With significant experience in a range of business analysis techniques, including PESTLE, SWOT, risk assessment tools and financial modelling approaches, he has developed robust business cases to give organisations a clear view of the scope and impact of change projects.

 Dave has helped councils create partnerships for both frontline services, such as building control, and for critical support services, such as shared IT services for multiple authorities.