From February 2017, see www.davidmiddleton-author for everything to do with my book writing.
Nostradamus and DiCaprio in Novel Newsletter No 5 - Novel_Newsletter_No_5.2.pdf
Following our events at the MAC in Birmingham in 2015 and 2016, a third event is being planned for NOVEMBER 1st 2017. Details to follow.
SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES. With 87% of delegates to our low carbon, sustainable communities event at the MAC in November 2016 saying they rated the event excellent or very good and 77% saying it was extremely or very helpful, the question is – what next? See independent report on 2016 event from Coventry University via http://resseepe-project.eu/news/2017/04/10/resseepe-newsletter-issue-07-march-2016/
September 8 - Bond, Books and Water at Sandwell - see Sandwell_invite.pdf
Emotional thanks from Water Aid - Water_Aid_thanks_001_2.jpg
JUNE 2ND - Bond, Books and Prizes at WATERSTONES BIRMINGHAM raises money for Water Aid - see reportNovel_Newsletter_No_2.pdf
Mission Possible at Uplands features in GEM magazine GEM_Magazine_May_2016_p16.pdf
Mission Possible at Uplands wins DECC funding for energy study. See MPU_energy_press_release_V4.pd Mission Possible at Uplands wins support from LoveBrum - see news
The Acionna Projects
Pacey, sexy, thrilling -my latest Bond-style novel seeks to entertain but also inform. "The Acionna Projects" is now published by Austin Macauley and weaves fact and fiction in a story about water - our most precious of natural resources and one we constantly abuse. See www.austinmacauley.com/search/content/david%20middleton
Fleming, Ludman and now Le Carre! see: Fleming_Ludman_and_now_Le_Carre.docx
Two David's, Bond and curry - see: Two_Davids_Bond_and_curry_V3.docx
Indian water crisis reflected in The Acionna Projects - see story - Indian_water_crisis_reflected_in_Bond-type_thriller.docx
"The Acionna Projects" is a sequel to my first novel "The Final Shah Mat".
"LOVEBRUM" at MP@U
The Birmingham charity "LoveBrum" visited Mission Possible at Uplands - see NEWS
PARIS and COP21
Fingers crossed that that COP21 is the turning point many are talking about it being. See News.
THE DAY BEFORE THE SPENDING REVIEW (!) Andrew Eagles, MD of Sustainable Homes and Richard Rugg, MD of Carbon Trust Programmes led a debate with delegates to our event which explored how some local housing groups are leading on low carbon sustiaanble community development. The MAC, Birmingham, on November 24th. See report.Post_event_report.pdf See also Projects and News.
MISSION POSSIBLE AT UPLANDS Originally called "Mission Impossible at Uplands", we have changed the title to reflect action now taking place, headed by three projects delivered by BCU students. See NEWS.
PUBLIC SPEAKING - see Projects for references
DRONES - FLYING FOR SUSTAINABILITY - see News
Sole Proprietor of DMC
Author of “The Final Shah Mat” and "The Acionna Files" - See MY NOVELS
Developing Local Housing Group Green Economy networking convention 2015 - see PROJECTS
Co-leading low carbon, green economy project in Handsworth, N. Birmingham - see PROJECTS
Public speaking - "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Saving The Planet" - see PROJECTS
Non-executive Director of Climate Change Solutions
1990 to 2013
Managing Director of Environmental Business Communications which included -
Secretary General of The Urban Renewal Foundation (to 2007)
CEO of the MEBC, the leading Midlands business network focussed on sustainable development
CEO of the UK branch of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Freelance event producer, script writer, journalist
MD of Pender Kenning and Holt (conference and events specialists)
- included part producing and then staging Birmingham Olympic bid to the IOC in Lausanne
- created and presented major promotion for city of Birmingham staged in 33 cities across Europe, Asia and USA.
PR executive with Harrison Cowley
PR executive with International Trade Fairs
MD of Motor Sport Press Service including:
- reporting and photographing European Saloon car Championship for Autosport & Motoring News
- publishing Midland Motorscope monthly regional newspaper
- introducing Dealer Opel Team to UK.
Radio news reader for Radio BRMB (weekends)
News reporter for Walsall Observer
Educated in Birmingham
Married to Jen with two children, Caroline and Anthony and four grandchildren, April, Katie, Libby, Freddie.