David Lindsay

David Lindsay

David Lindsay became President and CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) in September 2012. He was most recently a senior Deputy Minister in the Government of Ontario in  Energy and Infrastructure, Northern Development, Mines and Forestry, Natural Resources, and Tourism and Culture. Before this, he was President and CEO of Colleges Ontario.  Lindsay was founding President of the Ontario SuperBuild Corporation responsible for the infrastructure planning and privatization agenda of the Ontario government from 1999 to 2003.  For two years he was President and CEO of the Ontario Jobs and Investment Board.  From 1995 to 1997 he served as Principal Secretary and Chief of Staff to the Premier of Ontario.Lindsay is a Director of several private sector and not for profit Boards and is a Governor of McMaster University and a Fellow of the Queen’s University School of Policy Studies.  He has been a Director of the Ireland Park Foundation, the Ontario Innovation Trust, the World Wildlife Fund, the Canadian Tourism Commission, the Public Policy Forum and the Empire Club.A Graduate of Queen’s University School of Business (Commerce ’81), he is married to Charmaine and has two adult children Tim and Sarah.

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