Signature Risk Partners Inc.

James M. Grant, R.I.B. (Ont.)

President & CEO

Mr. Grant is the President & CEO of Signature Risk Partners Inc., which he co-founded in September, 2006.

Prior to founding Signature Risk, James was Vice President at Talvest Fund Management Inc., a $5 billion dollar asset management company. Talvest was part of TAL Global Asset Management, one of Canada's largest investment managers, with more than C$60 billion under management. TAL and it subsidiaries were fully acquired by CIBC and renamed CIBC Asset Management effective January 01, 2006.

At Talvest, James was part of the product development team and his duties included the development and launch of new investment products in addition to his sales and marketing leadership in the Toronto region.

Prior to joining Talvest, James was a member of the team that launched Altamira International Bank in the Barbados. Mr. Grant was involved in all aspects of the offshore bank with a particular focus on the development of an international distribution network through lawyers and leading accountants located in the Caribbean.

Mr. Grant has over 20 years of financial and asset management industry experience.