Mr. Lightfoot is an active practicing member of the Law Society of British Columbia (since September 1985) and a shareholder of the law firm of Owen Bird Law Corporation located in Vancouver, British Columbia. His preferred areas of practice are corporate finance and securities law, with a particular emphasis on the TSX Venture Exchange and Canadian Securities Exchange. He has practiced securities law in Vancouver for more than 30 years. Mr. Lightfoot has been both a director and/or executive officer of a number of reporting issuers over the years. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree (1984) from Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario; and a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree (1981) from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario.