David Forestell, CPA, CA

Dave is a finance executive at The Co-operators Group Limited where he is responsible for setting the strategic direction and ensuring operational success of the Co-operators shared service financial functions.

He has 8+ years of insurance experience with a focus on financial reporting, operational accounting and financial systems. Prior to this he worked in the auditing of manufacturing and not-for-profit sectors for PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Dave is active in the community through involvement as the president of a local nursery school co-operative as well as a Guelph Minor Soccer coach.

Dave joined the Guelph General Hospital Audit Committee in 2013 as a community member and then the Board of Directors and the Admin and Facilities Committee in 2017.