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David Giles

David Giles, the president of PoweredEV Training and Consulting, is a name synonymous with innovation and education in the transportation industry. With over three decades of experience spanning various sectors within automotive, trucking, and collision industries, David has emerged as a leading expert in electric vehicle (EV) technology and education.

David' journey in the field began over 15 years ago when he delved into the realm of hybrid and electric vehicles. His hands-on approach and unwavering commitment to understanding complex topics have distinguished him as a subject matter expert (SME) and product specialist in development and technology. "I'm a hands-on person, so I don't just talk about it, I live it," David asserts. "My experience is based in the real world, and I think that resonates with clients."

Driven by a passion for innovation and problem-solving, David didn't establish PoweredEV Training and Consulting solely for financial gain. Instead, he identified a pressing need within the industry and aimed to address it comprehensively. His vision was to create a company that offered a diverse portfolio encompassing education, innovation, and engineering under one roof. "I wanted to bring a variety of diversified entities under one roof," David explains.

Central to David' ethos is his unwavering commitment to sharing knowledge and fostering technological advancement. His brainchild, the IDEV training vehicle, stands as a testament to this commitment, recognized globally as an EV training tool. Moreover, David's collaboration with Consulab as an EV education specialist underscores his dedication to simplifying complex concepts and making learning enjoyable. "I wake up every day excited about the things I'm working on because it's revolutionary, and I’m making a difference.”

David's illustrious career is adorned with notable roles and achievements, including serving as the VP of ALLEV CANADA Ltd., technical trainer for Nova Scotia Community College, and president of DATS Training, among others. His contributions extend beyond corporate endeavors, as evidenced by his involvement with organizations like ISANS Immigration Services, his role as a charter board member for the National Automotive Vehicle Academy in Saudi Arabia, and poaition on the board of directors for the apprenticeship Agency in Nova Scotia.

Under David' leadership, PoweredEV Training and Consulting has emerged as a beacon of excellence in the realm of electric vehicle education and consulting. With a team of industry experts dedicated to pioneering innovative solutions, the company is at the forefront of shaping a sustainable future through strategic planning, training aids, and course development for electric vehicles. "Our team of industry experts are leading the way for innovative solutions," David affirms, highlighting the company's commitment to driving positive change in education, OEMs, industry, and government organizations.

In recognition of his outstanding contributions, David has received numerous accolades, including the prestigious 2021 EV Dealer Award. His impact extends beyond awards and recognition, as he continues to inspire and empower individuals and organizations to embrace the transformative potential of electric vehicles and renewable energy technologies.

As David Giles continues to chart new territories in the field of electric vehicle education and consulting, his unwavering dedication to innovation and education serves as a guiding light for aspiring professionals and industry leaders alike, propelling the world towards a sustainable and electrified future.



David Giles
PoweredEV Training and Consulting

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