David brings more than 30 years of experience providing leadership, strategic thinking and management consulting to organizations in the non-profit and public sector. As a consultant, he has worked with government ministries both in Ontario and the Yukon, educational institutions, community mental health agencies, child welfare and mental health agencies, as well as other non-profit organizations.
As a facilitator, he has had extensive experience leading large and small-scale community engagement initiatives to bring together diverse groups of people to explore difficult topics and broad range of opinions to come together with a cohesive voice. In addition, he has led focus groups and visioning exercises throughout Southern and Northern Ontario in order to bring stakeholders together to support strategic planning and visioning processes. David has been trained in and utilizes a variety of facilitation methodologies such as Appreciative Inquiry, World Café, and Open Space Technology.
He has conducted strategic planning initiatives, program and operational reviews in Child Welfare, Children’s Mental Health, and many other community based agencies.
His work has included:
- Strategic planning
- Program and Organizational Reviews
- Organizational transformation and change management
- Stakeholder engagement and facilitation
- Executive Recruitment
- Leadership development and coaching.
David is committed to finding innovative and creative ways to raise awareness and resources on behalf of the Aboriginal community. In his free time he enjoys spending time at his cottage and canoeing. In the Winter he is passionate about downhill and cross-country skiing.