David Baron

David Baron B.Soc.Sc. (Hons)


As President and CEO of Cowater International, Mr. Baron leads the executive team and has overall responsibility for the strategic direction of the company and its operating groups, as well as leading some key strategic alliance and partnership opportunities globally. Since joining Cowater International in 2006, Mr. Baron’s leadership has helped turn the company into a global player and position it as the Canadian leader in international development consulting. 

Prior to joining Cowater International, David was with Export Development Canada where he gained wide-ranging experience in project management and leadership. Mr. Baron has extensive work experience in Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. He graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor’s degree in political science and economics and subsequently earned a Master’s degree in International Business Administration from Australia’s Sydney University Graduate School of Business. 

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