Mr. Rain is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan.
Mr. Rain articled at KPMG LLP Chartered Accountants and was a Manager in their audit group until he departed in 1992. Mr. Rain served in senior financial positions at Nowsco Well Service Ltd., an oilfield service company with worldwide operations, from 1992 through August 1996. Mr. Rain was the Chief Financial Officer of Trican Well Service Ltd, an oilfield service company with operations in Alberta and Saskatchewan, from October 1996 through April 1997. Mr. Rain joined Pacalta Resources Ltd. in May 1997 as Treasurer and Corporate Controller. Pacalta was an oil and natural gas exploration and production company with operations primarily in Ecuador. When AEC acquired Pacalta in 1999, Mr. Rain joined Mr. Chernoff at Caribou as Director and CFO, and became Director, Corporate Finance at Petrobank in March 2000. Mr. Rain assumed the position of Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Petrobank in October 2001 and resigned in March 2004. Mr. Rain was Vice President and CFO of Harvest Energy Trust from July 2004 through February 2006 and has been Corporate Secretary of Harvest since July 2002 when it was founded.