David joined Emera Newfoundland and Labrador (ENL) in the fall of 2022 as General Counsel & VP Business Development.
Prior to his role here at ENL, David held the following roles at ENL’s sister company, Nova Scotia Power: Vice President, Commercial, Vice President, Fuels and Energy, and Vice President of Regulatory and Legal Services. In fulfilling these various roles, David has provided strategic advice on a broad range of corporate and commercial issues, as well as mergers and acquisitions.
Having previously worked with Aliant and the Government of Nova Scotia as a Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, David is well-versed in the complexities of regulatory environments. He began his legal career as an advocate at Stewart McKelvey Stirling Scales.
David earned a combined LLB and MBA from Dalhousie University and also has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Saint Mary’s University. He was admitted as a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society in 1996.
David served two terms as a board member with the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association and is committed to advancing the practice of law through continuous professional and personal development. David is on the Board of the Halifax Partnership and the Canadian Cancer Society (Nova Scotia Division).