Dave Byng is the former Deputy Minister of Education for the Province of British Columbia, a position he held from 2014 until 2017. During his tenure, he oversaw BC’s $6.5 billion K-12 education system, including implementing a new globally recognised curriculum.
Dave has over a decade of experience in senior executive roles with the Province of British Columbia, including positions in the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the British Columbia Railway Company, the British Columbia Public Service Agency, and the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands.
He currently provides strategic advice to corporate, public sector and not-for-profit clients. He also serves on Royal Roads University’s Board of Governors and as a Special Advisor to the President and chairs its Finance and Audit Committee.
Additionally, Dave represents the Government of Japan as an Honorary Consul General in Victoria, BC, Canada. He holds a Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University, a Certificate of Intercultural Studies from the University of British Columbia and a Certificate of Advanced Project Management from Stanford University.
He is a recipient of the Premier’s Award of Excellence and the Royal Roads University Founder’s Award.