Peter Deeb is Chair of Hampton Financial Corporation, a diversified financial services business that engages in the areas of wealth management, capital markets and principal trading. As a private equity investor and financial services executive for more than 30 years, Mr. Deeb has been engaged in managing and financing companies in the energy, shipping and property sectors. His career also included many years in the Middle East, Asia and Africa as an advisor to both government and industry on Middle Eastern affairs. Mr. Deeb currently serves on the Board of Directors of Rift Energy Corporation. He is also a Cabinet member of the YMCA of Greater Toronto Area Strong Start, Great Future Campaign. He is a former Chair of Opera Mississauga and of the Ontario District Counsel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), where he was also Chair of its National Advisory Committee. Mr. Deeb was also a long-serving member of the Board of the Canadian Opera Company.