Adjunct Professor

David Walders, H.B.A. (Trinity College) 2005, J.D. (Toronto), 2008, is the Deputy Director of the Indigenous Innovation Initiative, a platform to provide funding and support for Indigenous Innovators and entrepreneurs. A securities lawyer, he served as Assistant Secretary of the Governing Council at the University of Toronto since 2013. Before that, he worked at the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations in the Legal, Economic and Social Affairs Section.  He began his career as a Corporate Associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York City, where he practiced primarily in Capital Markets.  David is Anishinaabe, and a member of the Ardoch Algonquin First Nation.