David Bill is the Group Marketing and Communications Director at Mace.
David Bill joined Mace in 2004, was appointed to the consultancy board in January 2008 and is a member of the Strategic Board for Consultancy. David ran Mace’s public sector consultancy from 2008 to 2011, more recently responsible for alliances and developing Mace’s relationship with central government.
David started his career as a British Army officer and subsequently worked across south east Asia for a business services group, re-engineering and outsourcing banking operations. Post-MBA he joined the structured finance division of a major UK construction services group. For three years he was involved with the winning and operating of PPP/PFI projects, primarily in transport and defence.
On joining Mace he led the group's push into the Building Schools for the Future and academies consulting markets. Building on the successful delivery of a strong education portfolio, he developed the multidisciplinary team approach in the public Sector. David has a particular interest in leadership in programme management roles and effective governance in complex public sector programmes. He has a strong analytical bias and a belief in empowering teams to deliver through collaboration.
Davids department is formed of five functions: marketing, bid management, communications and design, public relations and customer satisfaction. He is responsible for the company's global marketing, winning work and corporate communications activities, including bidding, branding, market development, corporate communications, relationship management, research, competitive intelligence, creative services and reputation management.