David Canning is a British economist. He is the Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Sciences and Professor of Economics and International Health at the Harvard School of Public Health.
He has a doctorate degree. PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge, Deputy Director of the Global Aging Population Project.  Before assuming the position of Harvard University School of Public Health, Canning held faculty positions at the London School of Economics, Cambridge University, Columbia University and Queen’s University Belfast, where he received a bachelor’s degree. In economics and mathematics.
Dave Canning is a freelance executive creative director, writer and writer. His work has won Emmy Awards, Cannes Gold Medals, The One Show, D&AD and Clio Awards. The Guardian called his “Climate Name Change” project the best climate change campaign in history.
He is most recently the ECD of Joan Creative in New York and the ECD of 180 in Amsterdam. He has also previously worked at Barton F. Graf 9000, Wieden + Kennedy and Y&R.
His novels have been published in “Madison Review”, “Literal Stories” and “Writer’s Digest”.
He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife Kasia, their daughter Ripley, and their ceramic dog Fusilli.