David Wood, Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, David Wood brings a practical insight and big-picture perspective to financial decision-making. His strong resourcing skills and organized yet approachable manner has resulted in the Finance and Operational Audit functions successfully supporting SOCAN’s strategic objectives. David originally established the media audit function which has resulted in excess of $10-million of additional licensing revenue. In addition to his role as CFO, he is currently applying his expertise to the revitalization of the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. A qualified certified accountant (FCCA), David joined the music industry in 1997 at MCPS-PRS, the London-based mechanical and performing rights organization. He then became CFO at the International Music Joint Venture in Amsterdam and joined SOCAN in 2002. In his early career, David gained valuable audit and accountancy experience in private practice in the U.K. and then developed his analytical and project skills at a major financial services company.