David Gray

Managing Director

Qualifications & Professional Memberships

BA (Hons) in Corporate Communication
PG Diploma in Housing Studies
Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIHCM)
Professionally qualified with the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (CF APMP)
Member of the Institute of Directors

Awards

APMP UK Outstanding Leadership Award Winner (2020)
APMP UK Individual Impact Award – Shortlisted Finalist (2019)
APMP Global Top 40 Under 40 Award winner (2019)

About David

David is an award-winning leader and bid expert, with over 14 years’ experience leading high-performance bid teams to new business opportunities worth over £2.5bn in cumulative value.

Elected by his professional peers to the APMP international Board of Directors in 2020, David helps shape the strategic long-range plan of the bid world’s membership association and certification body.

Has extensive experience in directing and developing bids across a broad range of sectors, including: Architecture, Asset Management, Construction, Design, Energy, FM, IT, Legal, Marketing, Renewables and Telecoms.

Offers specialist expertise in positioning suppliers optimally for new business opportunities, through expert capture strategy. David also leads and trains high-performance Bid Teams and individuals in the development of compelling bid content which effectively communicates complex messages and models.

Successes

Proven track record, leading and developing bids worth over £2.5bn in contract wins.

Leading AM Bid to achieve sustained 80%+ bid win rates since joining the company in 2016.

Awarded the APMP UK Outstanding Leadership Award Winner in 2020, by a global judging panel of professional peers.

International speaker and bidding thought leader, regularly invited to speak at professional events and contribute to industry publications across the world.

Specialities

Bid Strategy
Bid Direction
Capture Strategy
Bid Training
Managing and developing winning bids and proposals
Bid Team Leadership
Client relationship management
International Speaker

Contact David

For further information on how we can help grow your business through winning bids and proposals:

bid writing bid management
interim bid staff and bid writing training
bid specialists and tender specialists
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bid writing bid management
interim bid staff and bid writing training
bid specialists and tender specialists
Outsourced Retained Service