David Colcleugh

Faculty Leadership Development Professor | ILead

ColcleughsqDavid Colcleugh spent 39 years in various roles with the DuPont Company. He undertook a wide variety of senior managing and leading assignments. Specifically with DuPont Canada Inc as Chairman, President, and CEO, and in the USA as principal consultant in Corporate Plans, in Asia as President of DuPont Asia Pacific. He entered DuPont Canada from the U of T’s Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, graduating with a BASc, MASc, and PhD in Chemical Engineering. He gained post-doctoral experience in the Department of Physical Chemistry, Cambridge University in the U.K. David has served at various times on 15 Boards of Directors of large, small, for-profit and non-profit business organizations, three of these as Chairman, gaining a wealth of experience in various business models and interacting with many outstanding leaders. He has been the Faculty’s Professor of Leadership Development since 2007, developing and delivering an academic course for 4th year and graduate students in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Everyone a Leader: A Guide to Leading High-Performance Organizations for Engineers and Scientists.