David Price OBE
David Price, OBE, is a learning futurist and a Senior Associate at the Innovation Unit, in the UK.
He is an experienced education consultant, project manager, strategic adviser and public speaker. After working in the music industry, he became involved in education in 1987, working in adult, further, and higher education. In 1994 he helped establish Sir Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, where he was Director of Learning for 7 years.
Since then, he has led national projects in arts and education in the UK (most notably the innovative Musical Futures and Learning Futures projects for the Paul Hamlyn Foundation) and advised companies, third-sector organisations and government departments internationally. His public speaking work has taken him all over the UK and Europe, Australia, New Zealand, USA and Asia.
The focus of his work is about making learning engaging. In June 2008, he was awarded the O.B.E., for services to education. After keeping a blog since 2008, his first book. The Open Learning Revolution', will be published in 2013.