David Melnik, Q.C., Toronto, Canada

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Mr. Melnik, Queen's Counsel of Toronto, had his own lawfirm from 1962 until 1976, when he became President and Chief Executive Officer of Vanguard Trust of Canada Limited in Toronto. From 1978 to 1985, he served as policy advisor to Frank Miller, who later became the Premier of Ontario. He has been an instructor in the Masters of Business program at the business schools of both the University of Toronto and York University.

He has an extensive practice with both businesses and individuals — advising on global, economic, legal, financial and government matters. Mr. Melnik is also a director of a number of Canadian and U.S. corporations and, until recently, was a director of a Swiss bank. Mr. Melnik is a member of The Oxford Club's Board of Governors and most recently became Director of the Wealth Protection Program. He is a well-travelled reconteur, bon vivant and connoisseur.