David Pollock has recently returned to Ontario from serving as the Executive Director of the Tatamagouche Centre in Nova Scotia to rejoin his wife Carolyn in Kars, Ontario where Carolyn serves as an Anglican priest. David is joining CPJ for 4 days per week to work in the position of Co-ordinator of Finance and Administration and will use a portion of his free time to work on a novel he is writing. Prior to this David was the Executive Director at BIOCAP Canada and also the Pembina Institute, an environmental organization.
David has extensive experience working in the fields of international development, social justice and the environment, and a rich background in working with not-for-profit organizations and multi-stakeholder relations. For example, as National Consultant to the Anglican Church of Canada on Peacemaking and Economic Justice, he was instrumental in forming a coalition to address the issues related to the destruction of the Northwest Atlantic Cod Fishery in the early 1990s.
He is currently serving on the Board of Sustainable Development Technology Canada and in the past has served on a number of non-profit boards including the Canadian Council for International Cooperation, Project Ploughshares, The Churches Task Force on Corporate Social Responsibility, and The International Anglican Council on Justice and Peace.
He holds degrees from Queen’s University in Political Science (Hon B.A.) and from the University of Toronto (M.A.).