Dave Hider is an experienced and successful senior business leader who has spent the last 30 years leading transformational change in various social businesses. Dave’s core skills/strengths are Leadership Development, Facilitative Practice, Strategic Thinking/planning, High Impact Training and Executive Coaching.
Dave has worked in the housing and homelessness sector for many years where he pioneered over 15 supported housing projects in various locations (London, Devon and other locations in the Midlands) latterly in Herefordshire where he founded the award winning SHYPP Project for Young People). Dave was then promoted to the role of Director of Strategy at WM Housing (now 'Citizen') - the fastest growing Housing Association in the UK (2015).
Having successfully undertaken his own personal career transition from WM in 2015, Dave took on a new senior role in a local Group Training Organisation and begun to work in a Workforce and Organisational Development role. This role is where Dave became more passionate than ever about helping individuals and teams through periods of change and transition. Mindgap was born out of this passion!
In 2020, Dave become a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management and then went on to undertake an MBA in Leadership and Management which he completed, with Distinction, in 2021 - yes, in the middle of the Covid pandemic!. As well as immersing himself in Leadership theory and practice, Dave's MBA dissertation focused on 'Facilitative practice and its impact in a training context'. This changed Dave's perspective on training forever!
Dave is also qualified as an ILM Level 5 Coach and is a Qualified Assessor and Internal Quality Assurance (Level 4).
Dave's real passion is seeing people's potential unlocked whether that is in a personal capacity (Coaching), group capacity (Teams), organisational capacity (Businesses) or geographical capacity (Communities).
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Unlocking Leadership potential in individuals, teams, businesses and Communities