For the past seven years David McElhanney has been Principal of MBE Ventures Inc., an independent infrastructure consulting practice in Calgary. Previously, he held senior management roles in western Canada with a private engineering consultant over a period of 18 years. He also worked with a British Columbia-based management consulting company for three years, implementing performance management practices in energy business applications. Currently he serves on several boards and committees, including as a Director and Board Chair for Accessible Housing, Director for Watt Consulting Services (private, engineering) and First Americas Gold Corporation (public, mining), and Vice-Chair of the Aboriginal Opportunities Committee of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce. He also holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

“A true collaboration with sector-leading agencies toward a common objective is long overdue. The outcome of this campaign will transform lives and demonstrate the power of this approach.”David McElhanney