David Leonard

Director of Events, The Walrus

David Leonard is the Director of Events for The Walrus. As the founding producer of The Walrus Talks, he has developed more than one hundred live events for the charity, and has brought hundreds of Canada’s brightest minds to The Walrus stages from coast to coast to coast. Prior to that, he did communications and campaign work for a number of national environmental charities, and before that spent almost a decade as a publicist for some of the most well-known authors and publishers in Canada and around the world. He sits on the board of Word on the Street Toronto, and is on an advisory committee with Rethink Breast Cancer. He was born in Halifax and lives in Toronto.