David Chaundy - Chief Executive Officer
David Chaundy was appointed President and CEO of the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) in November 2018. Mr. Chaundy joined APEC in 1999, taking on increasingly senior roles, most recently as Director of Research, in which he was responsible for APECs research projects, its member-only publications on Atlantic Canadas economy, and APECs annual business Outlook conference. He also served as Interim President and CEO from April to October 2018.
Mr. Chaundy has directed research projects on a wide variety of topics including international trade and global value chains, international investment, immigration and labour market issues. His recent projects focused on opportunities for Atlantic manufacturers in the EU; opportunities and mechanisms to reduce regulatory trade barriers among the Atlantic provinces; and policies to promote clean growth and the expansion of clean technology firms in Atlantic Canada.
Mr. Chaundy is a member of the National Stakeholder Advisory Panel for the Labour Market Information Council. He is a Director of the Canadian Association for Business Economics, the Atlantic Association of Applied Economists and the Atlantic Canada Economics Association. He holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Cambridge and a M.Sc. in economics from the University of York, England.