Van Eck Global - Since 1955

Investment Teams

Van Eck Hard Assets Investment Team Photo

Van Eck is a recognized global hard assets specialist. We employ a fundamental, value-oriented approach within a strong risk-management culture. Hard assets investing is our core competency, and it is supported by a dedicated team of investment professionals that includes three formally trained geologists (Reynolds, Foster and Miller).

Gregory F. Krenzer, CFA
Gregory F. Krenzer, CFA
  • Joined Van Eck in 1994
  • Serves as Co-Portfolio Manager for Van Eck's commodities strategies
  • Also serves as risk manager for Van Eck's hard assets strategies; specializes in trade construction with experience in commodities, natural resource equities and global fixed income
  • From 1993 to 1994, an investment researcher for high net worth group at Merrill Lynch
  • CFA charterholder; member of the New York Society of Security Analysts
  • BS (Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society), Finance/Economics, Syracuse University, 1994

Roland Morris
Roland Morris Jr.
  • Joined Van Eck in 2012
  • Serves as Co-Portfolio Manager for Van Eck's commodity strategies
  • Also serves as Managing Director focused on macro strategies, commodities trading and client development for Van Eck's long-only strategies and alternative investments
  • Earlier career experience includes thirty years in the financial services industry as a macro/commodities trading specialist; manager of futures clearing and execution services; and client relationship management
  • BA, Economics, University of Vermont, 1980