Chairman of the Advisory Board
Mr. Oliver was the Minister of Finance, Minister of Natural Resources and Member of Parliament for Eglinton-Lawrence. Previously, he had a career as a senior investment banker with Merrill Lynch, Nesbitt Thomson and First Marathon. He also served as Executive Director of the Ontario Securities Commission and as the President and CEO of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada.
Mr. Oliver played a prominent role as Chair for the International Council of Securities Associations and the Consultative Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions. He was a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators and sat on the board of the Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation. He served on the board Mount Sinai Hospital and as Chair of the Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada.
Recently, Mr. Oliver was appointed Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Montreal Economic Institute. He frequently writes articles for publication and does TV and print media interviews on financial and natural resource issues.