SIM Professional Development


SIM Professional Development
Communication skills specialist

David Artlett is a communication skills specialist with more than twenty years experience working as a consultant and trainer with multinational, local and regional companies in the Asia Pacific region.

His work has involved him with a wide range of disciplines from airlines to dot-com start ups, the financial sector to engineering, advertising and PR to education, shipping and the petro-chemical industry and the media and government bodies.

His background and experience in the psychology of communication, the media and corporate training, allows him to be a dynamic and empathetic trainer operating across a wide range of cultures, both national and corporate, and designation and gender.

Mr Artlett believes passionately that training of this nature is not only to impart the necessary skills but to empower the participants in growing their own individual talents and strengths to realise and maximise their individual potential.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Literature, Manchester University; 1977
  • RSA Diploma in TEFL/TESOL, Royal Society of Arts. London, 1982
  • IHT Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Diploma, International House, London, 1977


Academic Experience

  • Course Director and Teacher,Byrom School of Languages Manchester, 1979 – 1980

Corporate Experience

  • Managing Ptnr/Consultant D.A.C.C, David Artlett Communications Consultancy, 1992 – Present
  • Trainer,Consultant British Council Singapore, 1981 – 1992
  • National University of Singapore, 1981 – 1982

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