The Institute for Public Sector Accountability


Dr. Frank Atkins
     Advisory Council

Dr. Frank Atkins is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Calgary. Dr. Atkins attended the University of Guelph and received an Honours B.A. in 1977, and an M.A. in 1979. Upon graduation, Dr. Atkins spent two years at the Bank of Canada as an Economic Analyst. In 1981, Dr. Atkins left the Bank of Canada to further his studies in economics at Queen's University at Kingston. Dr. Atkins graduated in 1985, with a Ph.D. in economics, and joined the faculty at the University of Calgary.

As well as publishing many Articles.html in leading academic journals, Dr. Atkins is the author of the leading macroeconomics textbook in Canada. Dr. Atkins is also an economic consultant with a wide range of experience in many industries. Dr. Atkins is currently acting as a consultant on world oil demand to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries.

James Maxim
     President of Cathay Trading Corp., and Cathay Energy Inc.,James is a
professional businessman in the International trade, Oil and Gas
Exploration and Government consulting arenas. With over twenty-four years
experience with Petro Canada and as an entrepreneurial landman, he has
created and implemented practical solutions to complex
Native Claims, environmental, land negotiations and other corporate issues.

A three time candidate for the Liberal Party of Canada, he has been
involved with organizations such as the Beaufort Sea Steering
Committee, and the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs. He was
nominated for the Governor General's Award.

His Worship Mayor Rod
Sykes FCA - 28 Chaparral Valley Terrace SE - Calgary, Alberta T2X 0M2 - Tel: (403) 238-3865