Confirmed Speakers

Jeffrey Nichols, Managing Director, American Precious Metals Advisors
Jeffrey Nichols, Managing Director, American Precious Metals Advisors
Jeffrey Nichols is widely recognized as one of the world’s top experts on the economics and finance of precious metals. He has been a keynote speaker at dozens of investment… Read more »

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Frank E. Holmes, CEO & Chief Investment Officer, U.S. Global Investors
Frank E. Holmes, CEO & Chief Investment Officer, U.S. Global Investors
Frank Holmes is CEO and chief investment officer of U.S. Global Investors, Inc., which manages a diversified family of mutual funds and hedge funds specializing in gold, natural resources and… Read more »

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Marcus Grubb, Managing Director, Investment & Global Strategist, World Gold Council
Marcus Grubb, Managing Director, Investment & Global Strategist, World Gold Council
Marcus Grubb joined the World Gold Council in June 2008. Marcus is responsible for the World Gold Council’s investment activities. His key role is to be the gold strategist for… Read more »

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Philip Klapwijk, Global Head of Metals Analytics, Thomson Reuters GFMS
Philip Klapwijk, Global Head of Metals Analytics, Thomson Reuters GFMS
Philip Klapwijk has close to 25 years experience analysing the gold, silver and PGMs markets, most of this time working for GFMS (since August 2011 part of Thomson Reuters), which… Read more »

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Nicholas Sarro-Waite, Senior Vice President, Commodity Risk Management Associates
Nicholas Sarro-Waite, Senior Vice President, Commodity Risk Management Associates
Nicholas Sarro-Waite, CFA is a senior vice president at Commodity Risk Management Associates. Nick is responsible for fundamental and technical analysis of base metals, macroeconomic research with a focus on… Read more »

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Joseph Ho, Head of ETFs Asia Pacific Region, Credit Suisse
Joseph Ho, Head of ETFs Asia Pacific Region, Credit Suisse
Joseph Ho, is the Managing Director and Head of ETFs for Asia Pacific region, based in Hong Kong. He is responsible for leading the development of Credit Suisse’s ETF platform… Read more »

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John A. Robertson, Executive Director, E.I.M. Capital Managers
John A. Robertson, Executive Director, E.I.M. Capital Managers
John Robertson is an executive director of E.I.M. Capital Managers, an equity fund manager based in Melbourne, Australia. His current roles include structuring resource sector portfolios for individual investors, family… Read more »

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Ross Norman, CEO, Sharps Pixley
Ross Norman, CEO, Sharps Pixley
Ross is an entrepreneur in the precious metals markets and is the owner of Sharps Pixley, London Bullion Brokers. Ross started his bullion career at Johnson Matthey, in England as… Read more »

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Kunal Shah, Head of Commodity Research, Nirmal Bang Commodities
Kunal Shah, Head of Commodity Research, Nirmal Bang Commodities
Kunal Shah is Head of Commodity Research at Nirmal Bang Commodities. Previously, he was managing the research desk at Motilal Oswal Commodities. Kunal has over 7 years’ experience in the… Read more »

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Marco Montanari, Head of Deutsche Bank ETFs and db-X funds, Asia Deutsche Bank Hong Kong
Marco Montanari, Head of Deutsche Bank ETFs and db-X funds, Asia Deutsche Bank Hong Kong
Marco Montanari has been based in Hong Kong since 2009. He is responsible for both ETFs and db-X funds platforms for Deutsche Bank in Asia. Before relocating to Asia, Marco… Read more »

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Sunil Kashyap, Managing Director – Head of Asia, ScotiaMocatta and Foreign Exchange
Sunil Kashyap, Managing Director – Head of Asia, ScotiaMocatta and Foreign Exchange
Sunil is primarily responsible for managing The Bank of Nova’s Scotia’s metals and foreign exchange businesses in Asia covering operations in Hong Kong, Singapore, China, India and Dubai. After eight… Read more »

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Owen Hegarty, Executive Vice Chairman, G-Resources
Owen Hegarty, Executive Vice Chairman, G-Resources
Owen Hegarty has some 40 years experience in the global mining industry. He had 25 years with the Rio Tinto group where he was Managing Director of Rio Tinto Asia… Read more »

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Christopher Wyke, Commodities Product Manager, Schroder Investment Management
Christopher Wyke, Commodities Product Manager, Schroder Investment Management
Christopher joined Schroder’s in 2000 and is Product Manager for Commodity Funds. He commenced his investment career in 1981 when he joined Rothschild Asset Management. Christopher became Head of US… Read more »

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Dr Elena Clarici, Portfolio Manager, Scipion Capital
Dr Elena Clarici, Portfolio Manager, Scipion Capital
Dr Elena Clarici is Portfolio Manager with Scipion Capital, a frontier market specialist and fund manager focused on two distinctive themes: commodities and Africa. Prior to joining Scipion Capital, Elena… Read more »

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David Quarmby, Director Commodity Structuring, Standard Chartered
David Quarmby, Director Commodity Structuring, Standard Chartered
David began his career as a graduate trainee at Midland Montagu in London in 1989 before taking up a position in Treasury Sales. He began specializing in commodities three years… Read more »

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Lawrence Roulston, Editor, Resource Opportunities
Lawrence Roulston, Editor, Resource Opportunities
Lawrence Roulston, editor of Resource Opportunities, is a geologist, mining analyst, and former mining company executive based in Vancouver, Canada. With engineering and business training, and more than 20 years… Read more »

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Chris Powell, Secretary/Treasurer, GATA
Chris Powell, Secretary/Treasurer, GATA
Chris Powell is co-founder and secretary/treasurer of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc. He is also managing editor of the Journal Inquirer in Manchester, Connecticut, where he has worked since… Read more »

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Nick Spencer, CEO, Kolar Gold
Nick Spencer, CEO, Kolar Gold
Nick Spencer joined the board of Kolar Gold in 2004 and he has 25 years experience in international business including mine build and revival, open pit mining, equipment purchase and… Read more »

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Liwei Zhang, Executive Director, China Precious Metal Resources Holdings
Liwei Zhang, Executive Director, China Precious Metal Resources Holdings
Mr ZHANG Liwei is an executive director of China Precious Metal Resources Holdings. Before that, Mr Zhang was most recently Senior Vice President with Macquarie Capital. Mr Zhang has 10… Read more »

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Atheer Al-Rawe , Milton Ellis Rawe
Having completed an LLB law degree at the university of Westminster in 2004. Mr AlRawe entered the banking and finance industry working for a bulge bracket investment bank and later… Read more »

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