David joined DuPont in November 1986 at the Research and Development Centre in Kingston, Ontario. He has progressed through a series of different roles over the past 19 years and is currently Technology Group Leader – Process Development with responsibility for leading a diverse portfolio of projects including development and licensing of Versipol® catalyst technology, and development of a new family of biobased polymers.
David is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Queen’s University in the Department of Chemical Engineering since 1997 and was Treasurer of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering from 1996 to 1999.
David obtained his B.Sc. in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering from the University of Calgary in 1984 and his M.E.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Western Ontario in 1986. He took a leave of absence from DuPont to obtain his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University in 1993.