David Gagen

Programme Manager – Keighley CLLD

David Gagen

David is a successful, results-generating business consultant, adviser, mentor and coach with extensive experience in the delivery of successful business solutions. David has strong analytical and project management skills and has proven success in supporting clients through change management, vision and growth strategies.

He is our ISO Lead Auditor, active in the development, implementation and auditing of Quality, Environmental and integrated management systems. With significant experience in the manufacturing, engineering, service, retail and public sectors, David is considered to be a focused role model with a reputation for integrity and diligence.

In January 2018 David was appointed Programme Manager for the new Keighley Community Led Local Development Programme which will run until the end of 2022 and will be delivering £2.4m of European funded support (match funded by delivery partners) to residents and businesses in central Keighley.

David is a keen photographer and enjoys a little fishing when on holiday. He likes to enjoy a quiet weekend away with his wife Kirsty whenever they get the time and they often go walking in the Yorkshire Dales or the Lake District.

A keen aircraft enthusiast David is a long serving member of the Leeds Bradford Airport Consultative Committee and is always looking forward to his next flight! When taking a breather he likes reading a good science fiction novel, exploring a new piece of technology or listening to an eclectic mix of good music.