In an energy industry career spanning 36 years David has conducted business in over 16 countries. He has managed various forms of business and has established a strong external reputation in the energy industry. David was appointed the President of Woodfibre LNG Ltd in August 2018 to lead the building and operation of the project in Squamish, British Columbia, Canada. Previously, as the BC LNG Alliance’s President from 2014 to 2018, David had responsibility for promoting and developing a robust LNG export industry in British Columbia that is safe, and environmentally and socially responsible.
Prior to joining the Alliance, David was with BG Group for 10 years serving as Vice President, Policy and Corporate Affairs. Before joining BG, he was with Dynegy Inc. as Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Dynegy Europe. David also spent several years with Apache Corp. and Conoco, Inc. He also spent nine years as a helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army.
David is also Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Premier’s LNG Working Group on Labour and is the past Chairman of the Industry Council for America’s Energy Coast (AEC), an initiative of America’s WETLAND Foundation.
David is a cum laude graduate of Kansas State University and holds a BA in Business Administration. He is married, has two grown children and two grandchildren and lives in Vancouver, Canada.