Our Consultants: David Patterson


David Patterson

David has worked for Learning Light for over 10 years and in that time has become an influential commentator and valued consultant in the world of elearning and learning technologies.

David is joint author of several research papers including the highly acclaimed 2009,  2010 and 2014  Learning Light reports on the UK elearning market. His in depth experience has contributed to Learning Light being regarded as one of the UK’s leading research and consultancy organisations in the field of elearning .

His strong business background both in the public and private sector gives him a leading edge when working with a wide range of clients to provide independent and impartial advice on the use of elearning and learning technologies to improve business performance. You can read David’s blog on elearning on our sister site elearning centre.

David is a highly experienced manager with a strong background in ICT, elearning and learning technologies. David has many years of experience in organisational change using well developed negotiation and influencing skills, along with project management skills and financial management skills. This is blended with experience in the private sector, local government, business support and as a director of Learning Light.

David successfully studied for a MSc in Information Systems at the University of Sheffield in 1999-2000, and achieved a distinction. Here David developed his interest in elearning , and indeed became a part-time distance learning tutor using elearning and learning technologies for the University of Sheffield, a role he undertook till 2004. David continues to work closely with both the universities of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam.

For more details on Learning Light’s consultancy services, please call +44 (0)114 307 2357 or email David directly on david.patterson@learninglight.com