Mr. Smith is President of Pandion Investments Ltd., a private investment management company. Mr. Smith is a chartered accountant and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University in 1982, where he was a Rhodes Scholar finalist. After joining Touche‐Ross (now Deloitte & Touche) in 1982, Mr. Smith joined the Claridge Group in 1986, the private investment management holding company that manages the affairs of the Charles R. Bronfman Family. Mr. Smith was the President of Claridge SRB Investments, Chief Operating Officer of Claridge Israel and Senior Vice‐President of Investments of Claridge Inc.
Mr. Smith has a wide range of investment experience in many areas including telecommunications, technology, food, pharmaceuticals, media and entertainment, health care and medical services, defense, agro‐chemical and financial services industries. He has served on a number of Boards including Netstar (formerly Labatt Communications), ECI Telecom Inc., Osem Food Industries, Campbell Resources, Catalina Corp., Medisys, Optrotech Industries, Crowntek, CBCI Telecom Inc., TNA International and Enterprise Capital.