Bernard Crotty
Mr. Crotty is the former President and a Trustee of the REIT and a director of the manager of Vital Healthcare Property Trust. Prior to becoming President of the REIT, Mr. Crotty served as the President and as a Trustee of NWI. Previously, Mr. Crotty acted as Chairman and/or Chief Executive Officer of Certicom Corp., a provider of cryptographic software and services that was acquired by the then Research in Motion Ltd. and acted as Chairman and/or Chief Executive Officer of Comnetix Inc., a provider of biometric identification and authorization solutions that was acquired by the then L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. In addition Mr. Crotty has served on a variety of public company boards and was counsel to the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Los Angeles and a partner at the law firm McCarthy Tétrault, LLP in Toronto and London, England. Mr. Crotty received his B.A. from the University of Alberta, LL.B. from the University of Toronto, LL.M. from the London School of Economics and his M.B.A. from Duke University. He is also a graduate of the Toronto ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program.