David Keedwell was appointed Deputy Minister of Social Development and Housing in June 2019. He came to the department following his two years leadership at Economic Development and Tourism, and previously as CEO of Innovation P.E.I.
Mr. Keedwell has extensive private sector experience as VP of Sales at Cavendish Farms and is a recognized committed, resourceful and enthusiastic leader. He is an accomplished senior executive with 25 years of experience with extensive focus in general management, export sales and marketing, business development, and finance.
He holds an EMBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, a Bachelor of Arts from Saint Francis Xavier University, and a Diploma in Agriculture from the University of Guelph.
He and his wife, Alexandra, have lived in Charlottetown for over 20 years. They take an active role in the lives of their three children.