Allan Bufferd joined our Board in November 2007. Mr. Bufferd has been Treasurer Emeritus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ("MIT") since his retirement in May 2006 as MIT's Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer. From July 2004 until his retirement from MIT, Mr. Bufferd served as the first president of the MIT Investment Management Company, which provides stewardship of MIT's financial resources. Mr. Bufferd is a Director and a member of the Audit, Nominating and Remuneration Committees of City of London Investment Management Group. From August 2006 until December 2009, he served as a Director of RAM Holdings Ltd., where he was a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Risk Management Committee. Mr. Bufferd also serves on the advisory boards of various private investment funds and as a Director or Trustee of various nonprofit organizations. Mr. Bufferd holds S.B., S.M. and Sc.D. degrees in Materials Engineering from MIT and a J.D. from Suffolk University.