Nigel Hicks

NIGEL HICKS joined Credit Lyonnais Securities Europe in July 2000 as an
Equity Analyst following the hotels and leisure sector. Prior to joining
the European office, Mr. Hicks was at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and CSFB
covering the UK hotel and leisure stocks. He was responsible for the
joint-brokerships of Granada Group and Rank Group as well as the
brokership of Stanley Leisure at CSFB. He has been a UK Hotels and
Leisure Analyst since 1987. Mr. Hicks qualified as a Chartered
Accountant (ACA) in 1986 with PriceWaterhouse and gained a BSc (Hons.)
in Management Sciences from the University of Manchester (UMIST).