Craig Preston is the Managing Director of IDG. Craig was formerly a consultant with IDG before moving to Aon, where he worked as a risk consultant after which he led one of Aon’s largest regional businesses. He has a wealth of leadership experience from his roles with Aon, previously with Coca-Cola and during his time as an Army officer. He was also appointed the first Head of People Development for the Rugby Football Union.
He worked with IDG as a leadership and team development consultant as well as delivering a variety of leadership talks, with clients from the military, business and sporting world. They included UK Sport, Lloyds TSB, RBS, 3M, BMW, Northampton Saints Rugby Club, Hampshire Cricket and many more.
During his career as an army officer, he saw service in many countries throughout the world including Belize, Bosnia, Germany and Gibraltar. He spent four years in Northern Ireland where he was mentioned in Despatches in 1989. It is this powerful blend of commercial, sporting and military experience which enables Craig to talk with such authority on leadership, teams and change.