Nick Renton is a consulting actuary, commercial arbitrator, company director & writer. He was Executive Director of the Life Insurance Federation of Australia 1975-86. He was the founder of the Australian Shareholders' Association and has been president of the Australian Society of Security Analysts and chairman of the Commercial Law Association of Australia. Renton has had 70 books published by 11 different publishers in Australia & the US. He has written books about more different topics than any other Australian author. His Guide for Meetings & Organisations has been widely used as a reference work on all aspects of chairmanship and the running of voluntary associations since 1961. In 1992 he was awarded the prestigious H M Jackson Memorial Prize for two of his works, Understanding Dividend Imputation and the Retirement Handbook. In 1995 he received the Ken Millar Award for his best-selling Understanding the Stock Exchange and his highly controversial Company Directors: Masters or Servants? As a free community service his site invites questions on meetings procedure, family trusts, style and investment terms. He was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2004.