David Potter

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Mr David Potter BSc (Dunelm), MBA, FCIB, FCIBS, PGCHE, AssocCIPD, FHEA, TD



After leaving school in East Yorkshire David went to Durham University, he then went on to attend RMA Sandhurst, Sheffield Hallam University and ifs University College.

His first degree was based around chemistry and geology, which was followed by a range of professional qualifications in the financial services industry.

David has over 33 years of experience in banking and education prior to full time higher education roles, most recently relating to security and risk governance. These include leadership, managerial and facilitation of activity across a large multi-national organisation, globally.

He has additional experience including customer relationship management (non-personal and commercial clients), learning & development and a wealth of management and industry experience. This has provided him with significant experience in leading varied operational activities, educational events and communication through different media globally.

David has recently designed and delivered short courses: (Risk in International Banking) for African bankers, negotiation skills for professionals and graduate intakes, cyber crime, as well as technical, procedural & generic risk governance and management.


External Examining/Validations

  • External examiner & validation PG International Banking
  • External Examiner UG Insurance
  • Validation BSc Learning and Leadership Development
  • Validation PG Enterprise
  • Examiner for professional assessments


Fellowships and Awards

  • Fellow Higher Education Academy
  • Internal Communications Black Belt
  • Fellow Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland
  • Fellow Chartered Institute of Bankers
  • TD


Membership of Professional Body

  • Associate CIPD
  • ACIB