Dave Poulton is a consultant on environmental strategies to environmental organizations and businesses looking to improve their environmental performance. He has a special interest in fostering cross-sectoral collaborations. Dave has been working for Y2Y on issues in the central and southern parts of the Canadian Rockies since 2009.
Dave served as Executive Director of the Calgary/Banff (now Southern Alberta) Chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society from 2000 to 2008, and Conservation Director of that organization from 1999 to 2000. During that time he played a leadership role in several successful conservation campaigns and in the organizational development of CPAWS at both the chapter and national level.
Prior to joining CPAWS Dave practiced law in Calgary for 11 years. He holds a B.A. and M.A., in political science from the University of Calgary, and LL.B. from Dalhousie University. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Environmental Law Centre in Edmonton, Alberta.