David Demner, BASc

Chief Operating Officer and Director

David is Arbutus' Chief Operating Officer and Director. David has over 15 years experience as a financial software writer and IT professional in pension administration and financial systems control and security. He has a wide range of systems knowledge that span many industries including financial, legal manufacturing, automotive, education and information technology in Canada, Europe and the Caribbean.

David worked with large organizations such as Connor, Clark and Lunn Financial Group, the second largest private asset manager in Canada with over $30 billion CAD of asset under management. David’s roles included IT Project Management, Systems Integration and general consulting on portfolio management and trading related projects.

He completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Systems Design Engineering and Mathematics, with options in Management Sciences, Software Engineering and Computer Engineering from University of Waterloo.