David Labouchere OBE

Senior Executive, Strengths and High-Performance Coach

My Purpose In Life
“Die young, as late as possible”.






David is an extraordinary human. A retired military leader who was twice honoured personally by HM Queen Elizabeth II with an OBE and MBE. He has advised at the highest geo-political level and is a master of strategic leadership.

As a leadership expert he wrote the doctrine taught at the higher centres of learning for all British Forces. David continues to deliver leadership training, concentrating on strengths and specializing in teambuilding, goal-setting, goal-getting and strategic planning.

David exudes a compelling and inspiring gravitas that captivates and engages. His contributions extend far beyond mere knowledge and wisdom; it is the dynamism and vitality he infuses into his work that energizes people to action. In David’s presence, individuals and teams find themselves uplifted and inspired by an energy that is as infectious as it is transformative.

David works with individuals, teams and organizations and can play the role of coach, mentor and strategic advisor. He is equally at home on the stage, facilitating workshops or in one-to-one engagements.

David is trained through Association For Coaching Accredited programs in Executive Coaching, is a Global Gallup Certified Strength coach

Over the last ten years he has become a world-class endurance athlete, competing in one of the most grueling sports in the World; Ironman Triathlon. As an age-grouper, he is in the top 5 in the world and is currently training for his eighth World Championship.

David is a Gallup certified executive coach and trained through Association for Coaching and ICF certified programs in executive coaching. He is one of 2b Limitless’ most sought-after executive coaches. David is heavily invested in his own development and is continuously bringing new learnings to serve his community of clients.

Certifications & Education
  • Certified Performance Coach and member of Association for Coaching.
  • Gallup StrengthsFinder Global Coach
  • Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) 1997.
  • Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) 2007.
  • Age Group Ironman – Ranked Top 10 in the World.
  • Educated at Marlborough College, The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, University of Madras and Heriot Watt University (two Masters of Science degrees).
  • Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI).
  • Colonel (Ret’d) Late The Queen’s Royal Hussars (The Queen’s Own and Royal Irish).
  • Multilingual.