David Storey is a Partner in EY People Advisory Services and the global lead for Talent Consulting. In addition to this role, his professional focus includes organisational strategy and change management, leadership development and culture alignment, transformation and labour relations, administrative law and dispute resolution.
David joined EY in October 2012 via its acquisition of The Resolve Group, a boutique consulting house that David co-founded and ran as Chief Executive Officer. Over its 14-years life Resolve assisted more than 750 organisations to improve performance, realise the potential of their people and navigate change.
Prior to his consulting career David developed extensive peace-keeping and peace-building experience through leadership roles in a number of transitional structures leading to the advent of democracy in South Africa including the Wits-Vaal Regional Peace Secretariat of the National Peace Accord and Independent Election Commission’94. David is a practiced mediator (accredited in the US, UK and SA), accomplished trainer and has published and presented papers in the fields of policing, crowd management, dispute resolution and strategic resource management.
David obtained commerce and law degrees from the University of Witwatersrand, where he was an Abe Bailey Fellow and Vice President of the SRC, and a Masters in law from Harvard Law School where he was a Fulbright Scholar.
David is husband to Alexandra and father to Adrienne and Scott. He is a Fellow of the Dinatla class of the Africa Leadership Initiative (7th Class) and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.