David Metcalfe is a storyteller, narrative analyst and freelance specialist in organisational performance and improvement. He has degrees in history and archaeology and is a former field archaeologist. He has over thirty years' experience evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of organisations, at UK national, regional and local levels, and internationally - with the National Audit Office, the United Nations Board of Audit, the Wales Audit Office and as a freelance. He is a Chartered Public Finance Accountant (CPFA) and trained in the use of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) excellence model. He has specialist expertise in how organisations approach and manage change, in how they manage their assets (including their human resources) and in how they manage their performance. He has a particular interest in the way organisations formulate, articulate and regenerate their corporate narratives, and has written or co-authored many publications.
Anthony Nanson is a writer and master storyteller. He originally trained in environmental science and has degrees in natural sciences and creative writing. He has been a science teacher in a community secondary school in Kenya, under the auspices of the Church Mission Society, and worked as the executive officer for the Oxford Project for Peace Studies. He is the author of works of fiction and of storytelling application and practice, as well as having written many short stories, articles and reviews. Over the last decade he has been periodically involved as a storyteller with the World Wildlife Fund – helping to run workshops at the WWF International AGM in Bristol in 2002 and for the Greece WWF in 2004, and in Zurich in 2009 giving a presentation on storytelling as part of WWF International's One Planet Leadership Programme.
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