David joined CIAC in 1994 and, along with the rest of the Business and Economics Team, is responsible for coordinating analysis and advocacy geared to achieving improvements in the global competitiveness of CIAC members. Previous to working for CIAC, David held positions in Revenue Canada and Industry Canada. In the latter, he participated in the Canada-US Free Trade negotiations, the GATT Uruguay Round, and the North American Free Trade Negotiations. He served as Director in the Chemicals Branch at Industry Canada in the early 1990s before joining CIAC. Dave received an Honours Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of Alberta.