Dave Gibson

Dave Gibson Program Director


A professional trainer, educator and facilitator with 35 years of experience, Dave began his career in 1978 working as an instructor and course director with the Canadian Outward Bound Wilderness School.

Having spent several years as a teacher before joining the Ontario Public Service in 1989 as an education and training specialist, Dave began his own business offering services in training and meeting facilitation.

He has been a program director with Summit Team Building since 2007 . Dave’s formal qualifications include a Bachelor of Science (Honours), a Bachelor of Education and Ontario Teaching Certificate. He also holds certifications in training, curriculum design and facilitation, including Emotional Intelligence, Identity Mapping, Extended DISC and high ropes course facilitation.

Dave has designed and delivered team and leadership training courses lasting from one to eight days for large and small organizations in the public and private sectors. He is a leadership facilitator for the Canadian School for Public Service and for the University of Edinburgh full time International MBA program.

Dave is also a Masters athlete and a certified Nordic ski coach. He has worked with many teams of athletes who have excelled on a provincial level, and who have modelled the best of what people can accomplish when they work together.


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