Investment Team

Commodities Team

VanEck's commodity index investment team supports the management of a passively managed mutual fund that seeks to track, before fees and expenses, the performance of the UBS Bloomberg Constant Maturity Commodity Total Return Index (CMCI).

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