David Chard Keynote Speaker
- Highly experienced communications consultant
- President, EngagingMinds
- Former regional president, Edelman Asia-Pacific
David Chard is a veteran communications consultant with 36 years’ experience serving MNCs in Greater China and Asia Pacific. He has been deeply involved in training and development since 1989, first specialising in crisis preparedness and media training for the public relations industry. His corporate career includes serving as managing director of Hill & Knowlton, Taiwan and Edelman, Taiwan as well as regional president for Edelman Asia-Pacific.
Currently, David operates EngagingMinds, a leadership development consultancy. He is a strong advocate for the value and importance of training, development, and investing in people to maximize their human potential.
David has designed a wide range of workshops and training programmes, including tailor-made workshops to fit the needs of his clients. These include, Sizzling Storytelling: Public speaking/ presentation training; Engaging the Media: Media Spokesperson Training; Crisis Simulations for High-Performing Crisis Teams; Engaging Stakeholders: Corporate Messaging Development; Engaging The Future: Leadership Development Training; Your Personal Leadership Brand: Building Your Personal Brand as a Leader.