Director of Finance & Operations
Dave Ruch Director of Finance & Operations © Nature United

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Dave Ruch

Director of Finance and Operations


  • Areas of Expertise

    community development, sustainable economies


Dave, Director of Finance & Operations, is an experienced Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with a love of nature and desire to protect it. Prior to joining Nature United, Dave ran the finance and accounting, human resources and administrative operations for Regional Power (a Canadian renewable energy company) for ten years. This role had him working closely with the CEO, Board of Directors and First Nations joint venture partners to help build world class hydropower facilities supported by a team he helped direct. 

Prior to his work with Regional Power, Dave id held management positions within Magna International, Ernst & Young. Dave has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Business Administration degree from the University of Windsor. 

Dave is certified with the Not-For-Profit Certificate Program and has completed courses in human equity, coaching for success and team leadership through change. In his spare time, he serves on multiple local committees and supports the Bruce Trail Conservancy. 

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