NEIL WICKHAM, President of Wickham Investment Counsel Inc., has extensive experience as an investment Portfolio Manager with two of the largest Canadian trust companies, having managed portfolios ranging in size from $200,000 to more than $30 million for individuals, estates and trusts, foundations, pension funds, corporations, and charitable organizations. Prior to becoming PortfolioManager in January 1992, he had more than 23 years of experience with stock brokerage firms (including two firms as Vice President), as an investment Research Analyst and as an investment research department manager. Mr. Wickham has worked on a variety of corporate financing projects with several major Canadian stock/securities brokerage firms. He has earned his Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He has also been very involved in a national charitable organization for 25 years, on the local, provincial, and national levels.