Jacob & Company Securities Inc.

Jacob & Company Securities Inc.

March 19, 2009 12:07 ET

Dr. Anthony White Joins Advisory Board of Jacob & Company Securities Inc.

Outstanding Authority On Energy Investing And Research

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 19, 2009) - Sasha Jacob, President and CEO of Jacob & Company Securities Inc., today announced Dr. Anthony White has joined the firm's advisory board. Dr. White is a leading authority in energy research and investing.

"We are very fortunate to have someone of Dr. White's stature join our advisory board," said Mr. Jacob. "He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in sustainable investing and research that few investment banks in North America could hope to achieve. We look forward to working with Dr. White as we develop new markets and provide our clients with experience, research and policy knowledge in the renewable power and energy sector."

Dr. White's career in the energy sector began with geothermal energy research for the Central Electricity Generating Board in 1977, to leading the top equity research team in Europe in 2002. In addition, he is a founder of Climate Change Capital, one of the world's preeminent private equity and fund managers focused on environmentally sustainable investments. Dr. White was also an analyst for the Government of England's lead broker, James Capel & Co. Ltd., in the privatization of the electricity industry in England and Wales. In 1994, as Head of Strategy at National Grid, he was responsible for the creation and implementation of the Uplift Management Scheme. Dr. White was also Head of Utility Research at both Kleinwort Benson and Citigroup and led the equity research behind the restructuring and flotations of Enel, Endesa, Snam Retegas, Enagas, Red Electrica de Espana, and Mannheim's utility, MVV.

Dr. White served on the British Government's Energy Advisory Panel from 1993 to 2003. He is a non-executive Director of the New and Renewable Energy Centre at Blyth, and remains a member of the advisory boards of Climate Change Capital's Private Equity Fund for Clean Technologies of the UK's Energy Research Centre and Sussex University's Energy Group. He was awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2004 for his work in UK energy policy.

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