David has been a management consultant in Toronto with assignments in Canada, the United States and Europe over the last 25 years. For the past 20 years, he has been a partner in Management Advice, a Toronto-based international consulting firm.
David's area of specialization is executive recruiting and general management consulting. In addition to executive search, he has acted as the chief operating officer in a number of companies in Canada and the U.S. on behalf of his clients. Prior to his consulting career in Management Advice, Canadian Marketing Associates and Woods Gordon, David spent twelve years at Procter & Gamble, holding management positions in both the Marketing and the Human Resources Groups.
These roles and experiences in various management levels help him to be cognizant of the client's needs and empathetic to their business goals.
David has been, and continues to be, active in the community. He has served on the Board of Governors of the Toronto East General Hospital, the Board of Directors of the Boulevard Club in Toronto, the Ontario Sailing Association and the Canadian Yachting Association. He has been a member of Canada's National Sailing Team and remains very active in international and national sailing, both as a volunteer and a participant. He recently retired as one of the three North American representatives on the World Governing Body of sailing, the International Sailing Federation (ISAF). He is currently Treasurer of the Pan American Sailing Federation. Additionally he is a Past President of the Canadian Yachting Association, Past Vice Chair of the ISAF Class Council and Past Chair of the ISAF International Measurer's Sub-Committee.
David has a Master's degree in Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and has a Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University.