David McClaren (SA)

Senior Consultant / Executive Coach

Dip. Business, Accredited Business Coach

David has a wealth of experience in leading and managing people, with 35+ years managing and building businesses across the public and private sectors. His senior executive roles include General Manager, State Manager and National Business Development Manager. David's expertise extends to having owned and managed franchises, to multimillion-dollar joint ventures in facilities management of government owned building precincts. He has successfully established a national franchise network in the childcare sector and previously established a greenfield site in a mining and construction registered training organisation.

David's relaxed and personable manner and his ability to quickly build relationships, makes him a highly effective and engaging careers and business coach and mentor. He engages readily with all people and is ideally suited to coaching and counselling through career enhancement, transition, retrenchment and retirement. 

With practical experience across a broad array of industry sectors, David keeps abreast of current management trends and processes and maintains a professional and supportive approach to each client, and a sense of humour. He is highly motivated in assisting people become more successful in their careers. He has been part of the Hender Careers team since 2015.