David Chernushenko, 40, is owner and president of Green & Gold Inc., an Ottawa-based business that provides strategic advice to private, public and non-profit organizations. He has advised many major corporations, manufacturers and governments on how to use sustainable management practices, including energy efficiency and cleaner production to save money and create new business opportunities.
David is also founder and volunteer president of Clean Air Champions, a national clean air and fitness advocacy group. He was appointed to the International Olympic Committee’s advisory Commission on Sport and the Environment in 1998 and remains an active member.
David has written three books on practicing sustainable development (translated into five languages) and is a frequent speaker locally, nationally and internationally on how to promote healthier and more vibrant economies and communities.
Fluent in English and French, he has a BA in Political Studies from Queen’s University and a Master’s in International Relations from Cambridge University.
Married with two school-aged children, David has lived in Ottawa Centre for 11 years and in the Ottawa region for more than 20 years. He has traveled extensively in Canada and internationally, living in Finland, Malaysia, Lebanon, Japan, England and Australia.
Contact number: 613-730-0870