P.Eng., B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc.
David specializes in engineering management for small companies with emerging technology.
David graduated with a degree in Engineering Physics from the University of British Columbia in 1985 after which he worked for Delta Projects Inc in Calgary as a project engineer in the petrochemical industry. During his tenure at Delta, David led the deployment of prototype gas separation plants using innovative reverse-osmosis membranes developed by the Alberta Research Council.
In 1989-1990 David attended the University of Toronto where he graduated with a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, specializing in control systems and automation. David joined RSI Research Ltd (later renamed RSI Technologies Inc) as a project manager and led the development of control systems for hydraulic machines used in forestry, subsea maintenance, and mining. In 1995, David was appointed President of RSI and oversaw several projects for clients including Spar Aerospace, Caterpillar, and P&H Mining Equipment. Form 1999-2008, David acted as Vice President Engineering and later President of Tactex Controls Inc. Tactex developed sensor systems and devices for the medical industry.
David is a registered professional engineer in BC since 2002. Prior to that, he was registered in Alberta since 1987. David co-founded The Lokhorst Group Ventures in 2008.