David A. Brown, Q.C., Director and member of the Audit Committee

Mr. Brown is Counsel at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP. Mr. Brown served as chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) from April 1998 to June 2005. Prior to joining the OSC, he was a senior corporate law partner with a predecessor firm to Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg for 29 years, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and reorganization. He is a Director and Member of the Funds Advisory Board at Invesco Trimark Group of Mutual Funds. In addition, Mr. Brown is the founding chair of the Council of Governors for the Canadian Public Accountability Board. Mr. Brown is a past chair of the Technical Committee and a member of the Executive Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1984, a member of the Order of Canada in 2009 and he received the Queen’s Jubilee Medal in 2012. Mr. Brown received an honorary doctorate of laws from McMaster University in 2005, his LL.B from the University of Toronto in 1966 and his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Carleton University in 1963.



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