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Ireland       ICAV

Gold / Precious Metals

VanEck has long been considered a thought leader in the gold-related investments, with a track record dating back to 1968. The Gold Investment Team employs a flexible, bottom-up approach to identify mining companies with attractive reserves and production levels. Joseph Foster has been the team's primary portfolio manager since 1996 and is a trained geologist, and he is supported by Imaru Casanova and Charl P. de M. Malan.

  • Joseph M. Foster, Portfolio Manager and Strategist

    • Industry Experience Since 1981
    • Joined VanEck in 1996
    • Exploration Geologist
    • MS, Geology, Mackey School of Mines
    • MBA, University of Reno-Nevada
    • BS, Geology, Tennessee Technological University
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  • Imaru Casanova, Deputy Portfolio Manager

    • Industry Experience Since 1998
    • Joined VanEck in 2011
    • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
    • BS (magna cum laude), Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
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  • Charl P. de M.  Malan, Senior Analyst

    • Industry Experience Since 1995
    • Joined VanEck in 2003
    • MBA, University of Stellenbosch (South Africa)
    • Honours in Business Administration, University of Stellenbosch (South Africa)
    • BA, Arts, University of Pretoria (South Africa)
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