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166 Journal Award of the Investment Management Consultants’ Association. Sivabal Sivaloganathan is University Research Chair and Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo, and former faculty member of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Alberta. He is a Fellow of the Fields Institute and the founding and current Director of the Centre for Mathematical Medicine at the Fields Institute. Victor Snaith was educated at Cambridge University and received his PhD at Warwick University. He taught at Cambridge before moving to Canada where he became a member of the group of algebraic topologists at the University of Western Ontario (1976–88). A Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, he also held the University of Western Ontario Science Faculty Distinguished Research Professorship. In 1988, he moved to McMaster University as the first R. F. Britton Professor, specializing in number theory and algebraic K-theory. He was an early, strong supporter in the founding of the Fields Institute. Mary E. Thompson is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo. She served on the Board of Directors of the Fields Institute (2009–12), and was the founding Scientific Director of the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (2012–15). She is a Fellow of the Fields Institute. Matt Valeriote earned his BMath at the University of Waterloo and his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley. His research activities are centred on problems arising in mathematical logic, theoretical computer science, and abstract algebra. He is a former Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University, and is a Fellow of the Fields Institute.