David Thomas

Executive Director

As Executive Director of the PIER, David is responsible to engage, connect, manage, and facilitate PIER member collaboration, with the aim of solving challenging and complex problems within the transportation, supply chain and logistics sectors, leveraging initiatives and projects through PIER member led engagement and research.

David has spent 15 years working in economic development, environmental science and tourism in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the UK. Before joining The PIER, he worked in the provincial business and economic development agency specializing in innovation, corporate strategy, investment attraction, transportation & logistics, ocean technology and defence, and manufacturing.