David Lindsay

David Lindsay

President and CEO, Forest Products Association of Canada (Ottawa, ON)

October 16, 2014

David Lindsay is the President and CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada. Previously, he was a senior Deputy Minister in the Government of Ontario serving in the portfolios of Energy and Infrastructure, Northern Development, Mines and Forestry, Natural Resources, and Tourism and Culture.

Before this, Mr. Lindsay served as President and CEO of the Association of Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology of Ontario. Mr. Lindsay was the founding President of the Ontario SuperBuild Corporation and the Ontario Jobs and Investment Board. He also served as Principal Secretary and Chief of Staff to the Premier of Ontario.

Mr. Lindsay is a Fellow of the Queen’s University School of Policy Studies and past 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 of Canada.

Mr. Lindsay is a graduate of Queen’s University School of Business.

Role: Panel Member
Report: Energy Prices and Business Decision-Making in Canada: Preparing for the Energy Future (October 2014)