VP North American Environment, Health, and Safety, Direct Energy
David Selsky has an entrepreneurial background in both residential and commercial field services where he implemented and delivered the HSE management systems. In 2006, he joined Direct Energy to run their Upstream Power division which consisted of 1200 MW’s of gas assets and 800 MW’s of windfarms where he delivered a second HSE management system and raised the HSE profile the business. When Direct Energy divested their assets 5 years later, Selsky moved into a transformational role and relocated their corporate headquarters and over 1,000 roles from Toronto to Houston. Soon after, he was asked to head up HSE for this North American company and join the HSE leadership team in Windsor, England to build a global management system that would service the 17 countries where they currently operate. Under Selsky’s direction, Direct Energy has enjoyed a reduction in RIF from 3.2 to 0.56 .