MBA, BSc, CDir, RCC, CEC
David has extensive experience sitting on Boards as a member and as a committee chair. He’s currently the Chair of the Finance & Audit committee of Oakville Hydro, a member of the Board of Aleafia Health. He’s also sat on the Boards of Liberty Utilities, IseeMedia, and Luxell Technology. David is a highly-regarded, trusted, and focused visionary who has served in senior officer roles, including President, Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Chief Transformation Officer (CTO), for privately held and publicly traded companies based in Canada, the U.S. and Internationally. In his 30+ year career, he has been recognized not only for his resourcefulness, determination, and financial acumen, but also his highly adaptive, innovative and inspired leadership. During a term at the MaRS Discovery District Innovation Hub, as Entrepreneur-In-Residence, he helped over 240 Cleantech startups establish all aspects of their businesses – from securing funding and establishing operating protocols to hiring staff. Life-long learning is one of David’s tenets. He completed undergraduate work at the University of Waterloo, earning a Bachelor of Science. He holds a Master of Business Administration in International Business from the Schulich School of Business at York University. After becoming a Chartered Director through the Directors College at McMaster University, he was invited back as a guest lecturer on Succession Planning and Climate Change. David recently completed a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University, Sustainable Corporations Programme at the University of Oxford and Cyber Security at Harvard University.