Cornwell Affiliates has appointed David Dixson as director with responsibility for public sector consulting, with a particular focus on the Ministry of Defence. Dixson joins from the Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group where he led the public sector consulting business.
What is your biggest fear ?
Seeing the reputation of the management consultancy profession suffer through the proliferation of poor quality work.
Which company do you most admire ?
Ford – for continuing to produce popular, reliable cars while maintaining the distinct character of its acquisitions.
What is your greatest professional achievement?
The winning of many of the largest IS strategy assignments conducted in the public sector.
What is your greatest professional regret?
Not being able to implement them.
Which phrase do you overuse?
I don’t believe it.
What was your last cultural experience?
A long weekend trip to Barcelona
What is the next “hot issue” in consultancy?
The shortage of individuals who can bridge the business/IS divide
Which organisation would you like to turn around?
Which two words turn your stomach?
What would you like to be doing in 10 years’ time?
Travelling around the world by train
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