As a senior global affairs and business executive, Dave Pryce brings over 20 years of international public and private sector experience. Having lived and worked internationally, Dave understands the many challenges corporations face in the complex global business environment. Whether driving new business opportunities in emerging markets, navigating through complicated regulatory issues or developing public policy with elected officials, Dave brings a unique approach to achieving results and problem solving.
Presently, Dave serves as the Vice President of International Market Expansion and Global Government Relations at Canopy Growth Corp., a world-leading, diversified cannabis company. In this capacity, Dave is responsible for taking the company into new markets, growing footprint and driving its rapid global expansion.
Prior to joining Canopy, Dave held senior positions at BlackBerry and D2L, and founded a global affairs advisory consultancy. As well, Dave has been a senior advisor to the Premier of Ontario, Ontario Minister of Finance and the Canadian Minister of Industry. Dave holds a specialized honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Studies from the University of Guelph and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, where he also taught in the School of Business & Economics. In addition to his work at Canopy, Dave currently sits on the Board of Director of WoodGreen Community Services, the Board of Directors of the Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce, the York University School of Public Policy and Administration Advisory Committee; and on the Advisory Board of Sound Diplomacy, a UK based leader in music market consulting.