David is an internationally recognized parking, transportation and mobility professional. He is a Certified Administrator of Public Parking, and has occupied senior management positions within the parking and urban mobility industry since 1986. He was the Director of Parking and Transportation Services at the University of Western Ontario (1990-2000), the founding Chief Executive Officer of the Winnipeg Parking Authority (2003-10), and the National Director for Ascom Transport Systems in Canada; he has also led many international projects in strategies, organizational redesign and technical upgrades. He has worked in educational, medical, municipal and airport environments, and has led many transformational industry Boards and task forces. In addition to parking and mobility planning, David retains professional expertise in the business aspects of community based urban mobility programs, and in developing innovative organizational and business solutions to day to day operational challenges.
David is a Director, as well as the professional education and accreditation coordinator, for the World Parking Symposium and the International Parking Institute. He is a well known mobility innovator and a strong community partnership builder. He has received several International Awards of Excellence from the International Downtown Association, the International Parking Institute, and other organizations. In 2010 David received the Chair’s Award for Service to the Industry and was recognized as North American Parking Professional of the Year. He was also recognized with the Mayor’s Award for his contribution to the City of Winnipeg. He is a frequent speaker in parking and mobility issues in North and South America, Australia, Europe and the Middle East.