David has over 30 years’ experience as a senior economist, investor relations officer and communications executive. He has provided support for clients in areas such as strategic financial communications, campaigns by short sellers and IR messaging and planning. David has experience in large M&A transactions, shareholder activism and crisis communications.
Prior to joining National, he was SVP Global Communications for Talisman Energy, leading a team of 40 people in 16 countries. David was responsible for both internal and external communications, including annual and corporate responsibility reports, social media/websites and news releases. Dave has been a member of the Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) for over 20 years, he served on the CIRI national board and is currently on CIRI Alberta’s board.