Investment Team

Van Eck Hard Assets Investment Team Photo
VanEck is a recognized hard assets specialist, and the hard assets team employs 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
  • Senior Trader for the Global Hard Assets strategy; also supports trading for the Gold Equity and Emerging Markets Equity strategies
  • Co-Portfolio Manager for the Commodity Index strategy
  • Oversees trade construction and execution, with extensive experience in commodities, natural resource equities, and global fixed income
  • Investment Management Team member since 1994
  • CFA charterholder; member of the New York Society of Security Analysts
  • BS (Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society), Finance (minor in Economics), Syracuse University

Roland Morris
Roland Morris Jr.
  • Portfolio Manager and Strategist for the Commodities strategy
  • Portfolio Manager for the Commodity Index strategy
  • Responsible for macro strategies, commodities trading, and client development for the firm's Global Hard Assets strategy and alternative investments
  • Investment Management Team member since 2012
  • Prior 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