Marcus Grubb was the Managing Director of Investment & Strategy at the World Gold Council (WGC) and a member of the senior management team. The WGC is the marketing and market development association for the gold industry. Prior to working at WCG, he held senior Board level and management roles in financial exchanges and investment banks over the last twenty years and has a prize winning first from Oxford University. Today, Marcus is a member of the ABX Advisory Committee.
Pádraig Johannes Seif
Pádraig Johannes Seif is the CEO of Finemetal Asia Ltd., a specialist precious metals distributor for Argor-Heraeus in Asia, operating mainly in Hong Kong as a wholesaler of physical gold products. Pádraig holds an LLB in English Law from the University of London and a degree in German and English Law from the University of Passau. His career spans over 10 years of experience in the legal and financial sectors. He has worked on structured finance and capital markets transactions relating to a broad range of structured financial products, mainly on behalf of corporate trustee divisions of international banks. In 2010 he joined Vulpes Investment Management Ltd, Creo European Investments Fund as Transaction Manager and Legal Counsel, where he set up numerous offshore fund structures. Today, Pádraig is the CEO of Finemetal Asia and is responsible for the overall operations, management and performance of the Company.
Andrew Maguire is an Independent London Metals Trader and Professional Analyst, internationally renowned for his unique ability to read the precious metals market from his forty years trading experience in financial and commodity markets. Andrew provides expert analysis of the global precious metals markets and consultancy services to traders, investors and many of the largest global institutions. In 2009, Andrew provided evidence to the United States regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, relating to fraud and price manipulation in the international gold and silver markets.
Dale Zhu has twenty years’ experience in precious metal trading, serving corporate clients and financial institutions, and the central bank. For ten years he headed the Bank of China New York branch trading desk. Dale moved to BOCI in Hong Kong in May, 2011, and co-founded the global commodities business. He is now Deputy CEO for Tai Fung Finance and a Member of the ABX Advisory Committee.
Ned Naylor-Leyland graduated in 1998 with a BA (Hons) degree from the University of Bristol. In 2001 he began his career at Neilson Management, after which he moved to Smith & Williamson, formerly NCL Investments, where he was an Investment Manager. Ned joined Cheviot in July 2008, as an advisor to a specialist precious metals fund.
Christopher Olson is currently CEO of Treasure Island Coins, Inc., a US-based wholesale bullion market maker and white label fulfillment services provider. Chris maintains an intimate working knowledge of the US bullion market, dealing regularly with all major US market makers, dealers and distributors, as well as facilitating exchange on the secondary bullion market.