David Stringer – Lamarre
Fortis Consulting London – Managing Director (Chairman IoD City)
David is the Managing Director of Fortis Consulting London which helps organisations & individuals meet their objectives via knowledge input, skills development & partnership facilitation. Combining commercial knowledge with top quality engagement skills, the team of over 30 consultants, has deep experience of working with British and International companies. There are five divisions: Consulting, Partnership Facilitation, Seminars & Briefings, Coaching and Talent search. The company is also pleased to work with a number of partners whose services address the diverse requirements of our clients.
David is the Chairman of the Institute of Directors, City of London. He frequently engages with members of the Central Government, The City of London Corporation, diplomats, business leaders and their senior teams, to discuss how to drive up business performance. David can often be seen at City & wider London events. Recently he has spoken within the Mansion House, the House of Lords, the House of Commons, Chartered Accountants Hall & the Law Society.
He has wide experience in the design and delivery of corporate consultancy and management education. David holds several degrees including International Relations and an MBA. He has worked with many medium and large organisations, UK based and multi-nationals. Start-ups and scale ups, including those looking to enter the UK market, are growing areas of activity.
David is a frequent participant at conferences contributing to a wide range of subjects, including transformational change, entrepreneurship and the need for effective communication between international business cultures. David has spoken at London Business School, Imperial College Business School, Cass Business School, LSE, King’s College London and several other universities.
He holds the Business Cultural Trainer’s Certificate and has travelled in over 70 countries. He engages with many international business groups including from China, USA, Slovakia, Estonia, UAE, Poland, Switzerland, Peru, Malaysia, India and Thailand.
David is a Court Member (Executive) and Committee Chairman of the Worshipful Company of Glaziers in the City of London, an ancient Livery Company whose existence was first recorded in 1328.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (established 1903 & Royal Charter awarded in 1906), a member of the Bank of England Institute of Directors Panel, the City of London FinTech Action Network, Tech London Advocates, The 48 Group Club ‘The Icebreakers’, the British Malaysian Society, the Austrian Business Circle, the Arab Women of the Year Awards Advisory Board, the Chinese Business Leaders Awards Judging Panel, the Imperial College Business School Alumni Financial Services Group, the Court of City University, the Cass Business School Entrepreneurs Network and a Vice President of Blackheath (Rugby) Football Club.
David Stringer-Lamarre MBA, MA, LLB, BA, DIC, PGCE, FIoD