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David Daughton is a Senior Partner at Healthy Community Partners, a convergence of policies and practices that foster Personal, Population, and Planetary Health.

David has worked as the principal co-operative developer in PEI and NB, helping to form dozens of new co-operatives and assisting many established co-ops. From 2005 to 2011, David served as a community researcher in the “Atlantic Social Economy & Sustainability Research Network” Community University Research Alliance (CURA), also working on the evaluation team, and contributing to a chapter of the CURA’s book.

Daughton was the founding President of Canada’s “CoopZone Developers’ Network Co-op” [www.CoopZone.coop] where he helped develop curriculum for Canada’s first distance education course for Co-op Developers. He also played a lead role in establishing the Community Sector Network of PEI and was elected as the President at their founding Annual General Meeting in 2019. As a food activist, David has run restaurants and food businesses in the UK, the USA and Canada, taught cooking classes, researched food security , and has cooked for celebrities from ABBA to Zappa, and from Michio Kushi to Benji the Dog.