David W Brannon was born in Toronto, Canada. His career began working for the global luxury hospitality chains in Dubai before obtaining his PhD from Henley Business School. Thereafter he advised the British government as a HR consultant for the Institute of Employment Studies before joining Hotelschool the Hague initially as a lecturer and now research fellow.
David’s research addresses sustainable talent management especially within the hospitality industry often adopting a design-based research perspective. This research follows from his postdoc designing sustainable HR practices for retaining and attracting Dutch hospitality graduates.