DAVID H. BLACK is President and owner of Kitimat Clean Ltd. which proposes to build an oil refinery on the Pacific Coast to process bitumen from the Alberta oil sands. Refined fuels from the refinery will be shipped via VLCC tankers to Asia.
David is Chairman and majority owner of Black Press, the largest private newspaper publisher in Canada. Black Press owns some 200 publications in Western Canada and in the US.
David received an Engineering degree at the University of British Columbia in 1969, and an MBA at Western University in London Ontario in 1971.
Among other public sector involvements, David served as the Chair of the B.C. Progress Board and was on the B.C. Competition Council.