Denis has been involved in Human Factors Training since 1993 when he was part of the team introducing Crew Resource Management to a major international airline Flight Crew, also delivering subsequent refresher courses.
A pilot with a major international airline for 35 years, Denis retired as a Training Captain on the Boeing 747 fleet in 2006 having flown seven different types of airliner on both short and long haul routes.
He also ran Training Skills courses for Flight Crew trainers, and was involved in the introduction and delivery of the Command Development programme for new Captains. As a training Captain, he was responsible for training and checking pilots to company and Civil Aviation Authority standards. He is a qualified trainer in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and has a wealth of experience in interactive training.
Denis has worked extensively with Atrainability, training and coaching clinical teams in NHS and private healthcare. He has a wealth of experience in coaching team-working in operating theatres and other clinical settings.
Denis is a keen competition glider pilot and has represented Great Britain in International competitions, and also became British National Champion. He is currently a director and deputy chairman of Booker Gliding Club after many year of being a gliding instructor with the club.