About me

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Degree in business law, MBA, business developer, marketing strategist, diversity enthusiast, consultant, speaks and writes

A warm welcome!

I am David, a senior business development consultant with over 20 years of experience in the German and European professional services and legal industry. An avid diversity advocate, speaker, coach and author. I am based in Bavaria, near Munich.

What I love doing

Business development and strategic marketing for professional services firms

With my managerial business development experience in the professional services sector, I can help you grow your business, better understand your clients and market your capabilities nationally and internationally.

More about my business development and marketing expertise.

Diversity and inclusion

In the DI space I focus on various facets around the business case and the successful implementation of diversity and inclusion matters, with an emphasis on LGBT+ and in particular transidentity in the workplace.

More about my DI expertise.

Selected work experience

Senior Business Development Advisor
Allen & Overy LLP, 2022 – to date

Founder and Managing Director Scholz BDD, Business Development and Diversity Consulting, 2020 – 2022

Head of Business Development Germany, BD Lead Europe
Ashurst LLP, 2018 – 2019

Senior Business Development Manager, Client Solutions Lead DACEE
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, 2012 – 2018

Business Development Manager (Head of Division)
Beiten Burkhardt, 2010 – 2012

International Business Development Manager
CMS Hasche Sigle, 2007 – 2010

Selected organizations I worked with

Arendt & Medernach | ARQIS Rechtsanwälte | CMS Hasche Sigle / CMS Legal Services | Dentons | Deutsche Telekom | European Cyclists’ Foundation | Eversheds Sutherland (Germany) | Fragomen | Friedrich Graf von Westphalen | HLB International | Norton Rose Fulbright | Vodafone | Wagensonner Rechtsanwälte | Women in Exhibitions Network (WEN) | Worldline Global | VPBG Advogados

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