John Alan Davis
John Alan Davis is an excellent strategy
consultant, outstanding facilitator and
intelligent negotiator with extensive
international operational experience,
which he has linked to global marketing
capabilities and technical awareness. He is
Founder and Managing Director of Scott
Davis Management, a company which has
provided executive management development programmes for
more than 12 years.
His creative heritage started as a Development Engineer in the
aerospace industry for Plessey Dynamics, which grew into a
passion for strategy development through sales with INA into
market management in WR Grace on food packaging and then as
Marketing Planning Manager for SKF. As their Marketing Director
in the UK, he was responsible for business strategy to grow
market share, business planning and financial strategy for profit.
After a global strategy role on automotive components for SKF
in Gothenburg, he became Marketing Director for the Middle
East and Africa developing financial and distribution strategies
to again grow market share and profitability. Following that role
as Chief Executive for the number two bearing company FA'G, his
responsibility for strategy and business development produced
From a competitive fast-moving, strategy-focused background,
John naturally turned to people development; first with
'Strategy And Marketing In Business Management' for
Management Centre Europe in Brussels, then 'Competitive
Strategy' and 'Strategies For Change' for the Institute of Bankers
In 2002, he became one of Informa's Senior Associates creating
'Strategic Skills For Senior Managers' a series of very successful
public courses attracting Mobily, Sabic, Saudi Hollandia, NBK,
SABB and Qatar Petrochem, Hadida, Markaz and others –
followed by a 'Strategic Skills Forum' and 'Strategic Thinking
And Planning' for Qatar Foundation and 'Strategic Thinking'
for ADFCA. The courses 'Strategy – To Enhance Business Focus'
proved a big success for Brasil Foods, and 'Strategic Thinking
And Analysis' for Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and the
new public programmes 'Aligning Budgeting With Strategy'
completed a natural progression towards the middle of 2014.
Now, with a passion for helping managers in the UAE, Saudi
Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and the greater Middle East, John
brings a new dynamic focus to the Strategic Business Planning
course adapting strategy to location and to business model, with
an innovative approach and cutting edge case studies.
His personal expertise in designing and delivering strategy,
leadership and management development programmes and
seminars for CEOs, Senior and Executive Vice Presidents, and
senior and middle management has achieved a strong reputation
in the Middle East.