Dr. David Gold
Prior to starting his International Consultancy, Dr. Gold worked for the International Labour Office (ILO), (a United Nations Specialized Agency), for 23 years, most recently as the Coordinator of Workplace Health Promotion. He had world-wide responsibility for implementing programmes dealing with occupational stress and its manifestations as well as programmes advocating occupational safety and health for the more than 180 member States. He designed and facilitated educational programmes including Managing Psychosocial Problems at Work (known as SOLVE) which was translated into eight different languages and implemented in over 25 countries.

| Bild: | During his career, Dr. Gold was posted in Geneva, Switzerland, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Bangkok, Thailand. He worked in many countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, the Arab States and the Americas. Dr. Gold continually worked with governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations as well as other United Nations agencies and Non-Governmental Organizations.

Dr. Gold has been a speaker at many international conferences on safety and health at work and health promotion at work. He is currently teaching or has taught at universities such as the University of Southern Maine (USA), The University of Geneva (Switzerland), University of the Haute Savoie, (Annecy, France), the University of Turin (Italy), in Africa at the University Cheikh Anta Diop, (Dakar, Senegal), The University of Benin (Cotonou, Benin), the University of Namibia (Windhoek, Namibia), and in Latin America at the Anton de Kom University (Paramaribo, Surinam).

Gold-Knecht Associates is an international consulting firm addressing performance and productivity through the prevention and management of stress, developing programmes for workplace wellness and workplace health promotion.

Contact information:

Dr. David Gold
Senior Consultant
Gold-Knecht Associates


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