Professional Qualifications

David Parrish MBA, MCMI, MIC, FCIM, FInstLM, FRSA

David is honoured to be a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

As well as having direct experience in the creative industries as a manager, director and entrepreneur, David is a business adviser with professional qualifications, academic credentials and client references.

For a full list David’s professional credentials, download the ‘Qualifications and Credentials’ PDF on the Information page. Some of these are listed below:

MBA. Masters Degree in Business Administration (with distinction) from Bradford University School of Management, one of Europe’s top business schools.

MCMI. Member of the Chartered Management Institute.

MIC. Member of the Institute of Consulting.

FCIM. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing

Chartered Marketer status, awarded by the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

FInstLM. Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management.

FRSA. Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce)

He has adopted the Professional Conduct and Practice of the Institute of Consulting and adheres to the ethical and professional codes of conduct of other professional institutes.

Confidentiality is crucial in relationship with clients and so David keeps the details of clients’ businesses confidential in his capacity as a creative industries business advisor.

As a professional management consultant, creative industries trainer, registered business adviser and workshop facilitator, his work is covered by Professional Indemnity Insurance.

An expert in creative industries consulting, David has advised hundreds of creative enterprises about business development, marketing, business strategy, pricing, intellectual property, leadership and financial management in a number of countries around the world.

Believing in lifelong learning, David is committed to a programme of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to ensure that his knowledge, skills and qualifications are kept up to date. This involves attending training courses and seminars, reading, teaching, lecturing and writing on management subjects.