CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
David joined TBG in April 2019 as Interim Chief Administrative Officer and leveraged his experience in organizational transformation to lead TBG through a period of financial stabilization. Appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer in September 2019, David led the organization through a period of transition, re-establishing financial health and eliminating the deficit from the prior year. His leadership will be instrumental in advancing TBG’s Master Plan of becoming an expanded, world-class botanical garden and cultural institution for the City of Toronto.
David brings over 25 years of leadership, financial and operational experience in the corporate and not-for-profit sectors to his role. He has held senior leadership positions with TransUnion Canada, Northern Trust Canada, Aviva, Manulife, CIBC and RBC. He is a long-standing supporter of not-for-profit organizations and has held various Board and Committee volunteer leadership roles with Casey House, Arthritis Society, the Victorian Order of Nurses, Prostate Cancer Canada, and Financial Executives International (FEI) Canada.
David is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a BA from the University of Toronto.