David Williams

Creative Help Ltd


Co-director of Creative Help: supporting companies who believe in purpose before profit

What I do: Consultancy, interim management, coaching, mentoring and facilitating board/staff workshops

Experience: Executive (and interim) strategic leader, board member (and chair), consultant, facilitator and coach

Expertise: leadership, governance and management, organisation development and business planning, budgets and operations


A selection:

  • Dance House Glasgow
  • Beacon Arts Centre
  • Enterprise Music Scotland
  • Highland Council (High Life Highland)
  • White & Given Dance


2014 Coaching (Coaching Direct)
2016 Nonviolent Communication (often used in mediation)
2016 Emotional Intelligence
2016 Facilitation (Kinharvie Institute)
2016 National Arts Fundraising School
2017 Senior Leadership Retreat (UK Theatre)
2017 General Data Protection Regulation (Institute of Fundraising workshop)
2017 Organisation sustainability & resilience (TRG Arts workshop)

BA (Hons) 2:1 Drama and English - University of Hull


Consultancy - Creative Help Ltd

Director of Business Development - Cumbernauld Theatre
Arts Strategy & Funding Manager - City of Edinburgh Council
Glasgow Theatres Chief Executive - Ambassador Theatre Group
Joint Chief Executive - Scottish Ballet
Administration Manager - English National Ballet
General Manager - Theatre Royal Stratford East