David Heimke
Chief Operating Officer

David Heimke is the Chief Operating Officer of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA).

In this role, David is responsible for leveraging AIDEA programs to foster public and private investments for Alaska projects and to ensure effective internal communications, planning, management, and operations in fulfilling AIDEA’s mission for job growth and economic opportunity for all Alaskans. Throughout the years, he has managed numerous remote Alaska infrastructure development and improvement projects and has also served various technical and operational roles in project management, engineering, and consulting. Before joining AIDEA, David served as the Executive Vice President of Risk and Engineering at Alyeska Pipeline Services Company and was with the company for more than 10 years. 

David holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.