David Guile is an Executive Leadership Coach and has a passion for developing aspiring Managers into emerging Leaders - supporting them to realise their leadrship potential
Having worked his way up through all managerial levels within the hospitality industry to CEO, he combines hard won experience with a robust coaching methodlogy to provide insights, training and direction to help those who want to get on in their career and mrealise their leadership potential
As CEO for Macdonald Hotels & Resorts from 2007 to 2014, the largest privately owned hotel group in the UK, David was responsible for over 5000 employees and a senior executive team of 12. Under his leadership the Company achieved successive EBITDA growth, despite the challenging economy, and was awarded the prestigious accolade of AA Hotel Group of the Year in both 2008 and 2014 in recognition of exceptional quality and customer service.
He completed an MBA in 2001 at Oxford Brookes University specialising in hospitality and people management and is a graduate of The Meyler Campbell Business School of Coaching, the leading executive coach training programme in the UK in partnership with Harvard University and accredited by the Worldwide Association of Business Coaching.