Josef Vejvoda acts as a special advisor to K2 & Associates Investment Management Inc., Previously Josef was a portfolio manager at K2 from Aug 2013 and became K2’s Chief Executive Officer in Oct 2018 and Chief Compliance Officer in Mar 2017, until stepping back from administrative duties in March 2021 to focus solely on special projects. Mr. Vejvoda has over twenty-five years of extensive capital markets experience and has held senior management roles at a number of the country’s largest financial institutions including Merrill Lynch Canada and TD Securities. Josef has served on numerous public company boards and has contributed to the realization of significant increases in shareholder value. Mr. Vejvoda graduated from Queen’s University with a bachelor degree in computer science. Josef has also earned the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) designation from the Canadian Securities Institute and is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors having achieved the ICD.D designation.