Randy Cousins

RANDY COUSINS covers the Canadian industrial sector with a
specialization in the steel industry. He has been quoted in a number of
steel industry journals and has written for American Metal Markets on
the state of the Canadian steel industry. He has appeared as an expert
witness before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal on the impact
of steel imports on the domestic industry. In the 2004 Brendan Wood
International survey of institutional investors in Canada, Mr. Cousins
was ranked first in industrial products. He has been the number one
ranked analyst in industrial products five of the last six years. In
addition to Canadian industrials, he also covers the transportation
stocks. In 2004, Mr. Cousins was again named the number one
transportation/environmental analyst for the third year in a row,
according to the Brendan Wood International survey. He has been in the
investment business since 1980. He has been a Research Analyst since
1989 and has been with BMO Nesbitt Burns since 1997. Prior to entering
the brokerage business, he was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager
with the investment counseling firm Beutel Goodman & Co. Mr. Cousins
holds a degree in Economics and Commerce from the University of Toronto
(1980). He is a member and former Director of the Toronto Society of
Financial Analysts.