David has 20 years of experience in business research, business development and project management roles for corporate clients including; Barclays, RBS, and The Economist and has also supported mid-sized technology, marketing services, property and professional consultancy companies in their business development activity.

Since 2003 has successfully managed his own business development consultancy called KyteMark Solutions Ltd.

David Milnes leads KyteMark Solutions' market insight services and is responsible for delivering research programmes which he designs to connect clients to new business opportunities. A core component includes David conducting interviews with potential buyers to discover exactly what their current needs are and how a proposed solution should be best presented by a supplier.

David worked as an account director for research agency BEM Group (now part of Taylor Nielson), where he managed £million research programs for Allied Domecq, Clydesdale Bank and HSBC.

Between 1992 and 2002 David worked in client services and sales roles for a direct marketing database bureau called Printronic International, now part of The Adare Group. Here he had a personal annual sales budget responsibility of over £3m.

He holds The Market Research Society’s Advanced Certificate, has a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management and a degree in Social Economics.

Feedback: “In our business too many crucial business planning decisions were being based on unfounded opinions and personal whims. David methodically and relentlessly strove to uncover the key market sales drivers.”

Key points:

  • Since 2003 has successfully managed his own market insight and research consultancy –KyteMark Solutions . David delivers research programmes which connect clients to new business opportunities
  • Market Research Society’s Advanced Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management, degree in Social Economics.

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