David Thompson of Policy Link, is a Victoria (B.C.) -based associate of Westbrook Public Affairs. David has over 20 years of experience in organizational development, project management, fiscal policy, and environmental and energy issues. He has worked for governments (including Indigenous governments), university research institutes, non-profit organizations, businesses, labour organizations and others.
David has led projects relating to law reform, provincial budgets, land use planning, Indigenous traditional knowledge and use, impact and benefit agreements, organizational governance, strategic planning and business planning. He has authored numerous articles and book chapters, co-authored a book on the tobacco industry, and is a co-founder of PolicyLink and the Firelight Group.