Chairman, Windward Investments
Douglas is Chairman of Windward Investments, a private family holding company. From 1994-1998 he was President & CEO of Baton Broadcasting Inc. and Chairman of the Board, CTV Television Network Limited.
Douglas is currently on the Advisory Committee of Daimler Chrysler Canada Inc. and Quebecor Ontario.
His business directorships include: Rothmans Inc., White Raven Capital Corp. and Retirement Residences REIT.
Partner, Director of Legal Affairs
Allan Beach is a co-founder and partner of the Westney Group Inc., a Canadian private equity group based in Toronto. He is a former partner of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, with over 30 years of legal experience in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, tax advantaged structures and general corporate finance. Allan has particular experience in the creation and operation of public labour-sponsored venture capital corporations, domestic and offshore structured finance entities, commodities, derivatives and hedge funds, limited partnership syndications, registered tax shelters and other government incentive financing.
President/Owner, Buckingham Capital
Richard Boxer is President of Buckingham Capital Corporation, a Canadian merchant bank since 1992. Buckingham has been involved in over $1 billion in equity or debt financings, as either an agent or a principal. Most have involved early stage Canadian companies in both private and public markets including AlarmForce Industries Inc. and Falls Management Company (Fallsview Casino Resort).
Prior to Buckingham, Richard was president of a Canadian-based manufacturing company. His governance experience includes serving as director of a number of TSX and TSX Venture Exchange-listed companies and not-for-profit organizations such as the Toronto Public Library, the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Canadian Paraplegic Association. He currently holds a number of public and private equity investments.
Senior Managing Director, Raymond James Ltd.
Graham has been in the investment business since 1992, and is currently a Managing Director at Raymond James Ltd.
He has been actively involved in numerous financings and advisory assignments for clients including Research in Motion, CanWest Global, Celestica, BCE Inc., and Tundra Semiconductor.
For the past seven years, Graham has worked as an Equity Capital Markets Professional responsible for transaction origination, structuring, and execution.
Prior to joining Raymond James Ltd. he served as Director for Merrill Lynch Canada.
Edward is a Chartered Accountant and consultant specializing in Real Estate and Business Related issues. His strategic thinking and industry experience has helped create financial value for his clients who have realized approximately $100 million in value through his services. His real estate background includes positions at Cadillac Fairview and Sun Life where he managed a diversified commercial real estate portfolio of 20 million square feet. He has provided professional, independent, real estate and financial services to both corporate and public entities.
Edward is Irish, lived in Rhodesia for many years, and is proud to call Canada home for almost 30 years.
Neil is an independent business professional and entrepreneur living in the Eastern Townships of Quebec.
He is the co-founder and President of Kebechem, an industrial piping distribution company. His work experience includes banking with TD Bank as well as import/export experience through his family business. Neil is well traveled having lived and worked in Scotland and France.
Neil is a trustee of several family trusts, and is a director on the board of a number of charities. He also has a number of public and private equity investments.