The Author

David Parish is an independent business and non-profit consultant, lobbyist, entrepreneur and author. For over 30 years he has called Alaska his home base for a diverse set of local, national and international clients.  He has worked around the globe as a business consultant and advisor, service volunteer, and curious traveller interested in how the traditional divides of "us versus them" approaches to natural  resource development can be bridged and how the wealth from responsible natural resource development can be a catalyst for better environmental stewardship and the elimination of poverty.

David's client and volunteer experience reflects a deep belief that a robust economy with strong environmental stewardship is critical to providing the resources necessary to support healthy communities.   An active outdoor enthusiast, David is a tireless advocate who has served on numerous community boards spearheading programs for children, especially those improving parks and recreational opportunities.