Dave Lanfear leads a highly proficient team with a wealth of knowledge and professional experience in a variety of areas including sport, recreation, leisure and community consulting obtained through the following roles:
- Director – Dave Lanfear Consulting (established June 2016)
- Associate Director: Management Consulting – AECOM Pty Ltd (2011-2016)
- Senior Consultant: Coffey Sport and Leisure/Stratcorp (2007-2011)
Dave has also worked within the Department of Planning (2007) as Team leader of Urban Growth Management. He has led and delivered over 100 projects ranging from those involving complex issues and the management/coordination of multi-disciplined teams to smaller discrete projects with a one on one working relationship with clients by developing an in depth understanding and analysis of their needs.
As a member of the International Association of Public Participation, Dave is guided by IAP2 principles in using various techniques to manage stakeholders effectively and facilitate community consultation and engagement.
He has an inclusive style with the ability to innovate and think objectively to obtain effective solutions from a community development to elite sports perspective. This comes from experience operating for state and local governments, peak bodies, not-for-profit organisations, developers and community clubs.
Dave has ten years of sport, recreation and community development experience in the UK, having held a variety of posts at Sport England between 1997 and 2006 including:
- Regional Director
- Head of Investment and Quality
- Senior Regional and Regional Development Manager