Qualifications & Authorship

What do the letters mean? 

CSP – Certified Speaking Professional – highest designation available to speakers internationally

CSPGlobal – Conferred by the Global Speakers Federation (Now called Global Speaking Fellow)

FAICD – Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

SFCDA – Senior Fellow of the Corporate Directors Association

AGIA – Associate of the Governance Institute of Australia

ACIS – Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (London)

CMC – Civil Marriage Celebrant

My qualifications.

  • Currently studying Master of Business Law – Southern Cross University
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance – Corporate Governance Institute of Australia
  • Company Directors Diploma – AICD (Australian Institute of Company Directors)
  • Corporate Director’s Diploma (Distinction) University of New England Partnerships
  • Bachelor of Education – Edith Cowan University
  • Graduate Diploma in Educational Technology – Edith Cowan University
  • Partial completion of Bachelor of Laws degree – University of New England


  • Meeting Procedure Made Easy
  • Lessons in Leadership (Co-Author)
  • Intrapreneurship (Co-Author)
  • Systems for Success (Co-Author)
  • 10 Steps to Prepare & Deliver a Powerful Presentation
  • How to Chair a Meeting
  • Going Through the Motions
  • Currently writing:
    • Revolutionise Your Meetings – to be published by Balboa Press
    • Decisioneering – the Art and Science of Making Decisions
  • Podcast & Blog/Vlog – Walk Tall

About David

David’s Awards and Recognitions

David’s Leadership Roles