Mike Westcott joined Goepel Shields (subsequently acquired by Raymond James) in 1996, as a Mining Equity Analyst. In 2000, Mike moved from the Research Department into Institutional Equity Sales, becoming Head of Institutional Equity Sales in 2004. Appointed Head of Equities (Canada) in 2015, Mike's oversight responsibilities now include Research, Sales and Trading. Prior to joining Raymond James, he spent eight years as an Exploration Geologist and a year as Corporate Analyst at the Vancouver Stock Exchange. Mike has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Science degree (Mineral Exploration) from Queen's University.