David is a Licensed Trustee and a Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (“CIRP”). He has practiced exclusively in insolvency related matters since 1983 and received his Trustees licence in 1995. He has been involved in numerous personal and corporate insolvency matters in a variety of industries. In addition, he has worked with lenders and debtors and has advised companies in financial difficulty. He is formerly a Director and Past President of the British Columbia Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (BCAIRP) and formerly a Director of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP).
David has given numerous presentations and lectures to various groups a wide range of insolvency related matters. These groups include professional bodies, financial institutions and business associations. He has also authored numerous papers regarding collections in an insolvency context and a paper titled the Role of the Trustee in Personal Insolvency Matters that has been published by Carswell.
He also sits on a number of national committees for the CAIRP including the Income Tax Act Task Force, the Canada Revenue Agency Liaison committee, and the 301 Exam Board. He is also a frequent contributor at the National Insolvency Qualification Program examination centre. He is also co-chair of the Vancouver Insolvency Discussion Group.