Reford MacDougall, C.M.
Following two years at the École des Hautes Études Commerciales and four years at McGill University where he earned a B.A degree, Mr. MacDougall worked for five years as a financial journalist based in Montreal. His background also includes 40 years in all phases of the financial business, two years in politics and two years with the Adam Smith Institute, a free market think tank based in London, England. He was also part of the original group which started the Montreal Economic Institute more than 20 years ago. In 2004 he was made a member of the Order of Canada for his fund raising efforts on behalf of more than 30 charitable organizations.