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Communications Officer

MA (Newspaper Journalism), Nottingham Trent University

MA (English Studies), University of Aberdeen


David Blackwood is a Communications Officer for the C.D. Howe Institute. In his current role he provides communications and public relations support to the Institute. Prior to arriving at the C.D. Howe Institute, David worked as an Economic Affairs Aide at the Consulate-General of Japan, where he advised diplomats on economic issues. David also spent three years working as a reporter for regional newspapers in his native Scotland, writing on business, politics and human interest stories. Previously he spent two years as an English teacher in rural Japan.