Dave Pollard, CA, CPA, retired from paid work in 2010, after 35 years as an advisor to small enterprises, with a focus on sustainability, innovation, knowledge management and understanding complexity. He is currently volunteering as Treasurer of the Bowen Island Arts Council, and was the Chair of the Steering Committee, and principal author, of the new Bowen Island Cultural Plan.
Areas of focus in his career: risk management, innovation, knowledge management and board governance.
Hobbies and passions: He is a long-time student of our culture and its systems, of history and of how the world really works, and has authored the blog How to Save the World for over ten years. His book Finding the Sweet Spot: The Natural Entrepreneur’s Guide to Responsible, Sustainable, Joyful Work was published by Chelsea Green in 2008. He is one of the authors of Group Works: A Pattern Language for Bringing Life to Meetings and Other Gatherings, published in 2012. He is a composer of poetry, short stories and music, and is working on a collection of short stories about the world two millennia from now.