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GHAYX
Global Resources Fund - Class Y

Daily Price as of 09/24/21

NAV DAILY CHANGE
$37.83 $-0.03 / -0.08%

Class Y Details: GHAYX

INCEPTION DATE GROSS/NET EXPENSES1
1.29%/1.13%
Why Invest?

Natural Resources

VanEck is a recognized natural resources specialist, and the Natural Resources Equity Team employs a fundamental, value-oriented approach within a strong risk-management culture. Natural Resources investing is our core competency, and it is supported by a dedicated team of investment professionals that includes two formally trained geologists (Reynolds and Foster).

  • Shawn Reynolds, Portfolio Manager

    • Industry Experience Since 1987
    • Joined VanEck in 2005
    • Exploration Geologist
    • MBA, Finance, Columbia University
    • MA, Petroleum Geology, University of Texas, Austin
    • BS, Engineering, Cornell University
    • Portfolio Manager for the active Natural Resources Equity Strategy
    • Oversees the Natural Resources Equity Investment Team including asset allocation, company research and security selection
    • Joined VanEck in 2005
    • Prior to VanEck, energy analyst at Petrie Parkman & Co. covering U.S. oil and gas exploration and production companies
    • Previously, Analyst at Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers (Australia) and Credit Suisse First Boston (London); covered North American, European and global energy companies; Exploration Geologist at Tenneco Oil Company
    • Served as board member of several private Latin American oil and gas exploration and production companies
    • MBA (Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society), Finance, Columbia Business School
    • MA (Phi Kappa Phi), Petroleum Geology, University of Texas, Austin
    • BS, Engineering, Cornell University
  • Charles T. Cameron, Deputy Portfolio Manager

    • Industry Experience Since 1982
    • Joined VanEck in 1995
    • MBA, Finance, New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business
    • BS, Finance, Boston College
    • Deputy Portfolio Manager for the active Natural Resources Equity Strategy
    • Joined VanEck in 1995
    • Prior to VanEck, Trader at Standard Chartered; specialized in Eurobond and emerging markets fixed income securities
    • MBA, Finance, New York University
    • BS, Finance, Boston College
  • Joseph M. Foster, Senior Analyst

    • 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
    • Portfolio Manager for the active Gold and Precious Metals Strategy and Strategist for the active Natural Resources Equity Strategy
    • Oversees the Gold Investment Team including asset allocation, company research and security selection
    • Joined VanEck in 1996
    • Prior to VanEck, 14 years of dedicated experience in geology and mining; including serving as a Senior Geologist and Mine Exploration Geologist at Pinson Mining Company and Exploration Geologist at Lacana Gold Inc. (Reno, Nevada)
    • MBA, University of Nevada-Reno
    • MS, Geology, Mackey School of Mines
    • BS (magna cum laude), Geology, Tennessee Technological University
  • Imaru Casanova, Senior Analyst

    • 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
    • Deputy Portfolio Manager for active Gold and Precious Metals Strategy and Senior Analyst for the active Natural Resources Equity Strategy
    • Joined VanEck in 2011
    • Prior to VanEck, Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst at McNicoll Lewis & Vlak; established the firm's metals and mining research department
    • Previously, Equity Research Analyst at Barnard Jacobs Mellet USA and BMO Capital Markets and held positions as Production Technologist, Offshore Wellsite Supervisor and Petroleum Engineer for Shell Exploration and Production
    • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
    • BS (magna cum laude), Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
  • 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)
    • Senior Analyst for the active Natural Resources Equity Strategy and active Gold and Precious Metals Strategy specializing in base and industrial metals research
    • Joined VanEck in 2003
    • Prior to VanEck, Equity Research Sales Analyst specializing in South African mining, natural resources and financial research at JPMorgan Chase
    • Previously, Equity Research Analyst and Junior Portfolio Manager at Standard Corporate and Merchant Bank, Asset Management (South Africa)
    • MBA, University of Stellenbosch (South Africa)
    • Honours in Business Administration, University of Stellenbosch (South Africa)
    • BA, Arts, University of Pretoria (South Africa)
  • Antonio de Pinho, Senior Analyst

    • Industry Experience since 1990
    • Joined VanEck in 2019
    • Investment Management Team member since 2019
    • Geological Engineer
    • Licentiate, Geological Engineering, Universidade NOVA de Listboa
    • Senior Analyst for the active Natural Resources Equity Strategy specializing in energy research
    • Joined VanEck in 2019
    • Previously, Chief Operating Officer of Energy XXI, Vice President, Exploration and Production U.S. Western & International Divisions at El Paso Corporation and Vice President International Business Development at Devon Energy
    • Served in the Portuguese Navy
    • Licentiate, Geological Engineering, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa
  • Roland Morris Jr., Commodity Strategist

    • Industry Experience Since 1980
    • Joined VanEck in 2012
    • Commodity Strategist
    • BA, Economics, University of Vermont
    • Portfolio Manager for the Commodity Index Strategy and Commodities Strategist for the active Natural Resources Equity Strategy
    • Joined VanEck in 2012
    • Prior experience as a macro/commodities trading specialist; manager of futures clearing and execution services and client relationship management
    • BA, Economics, University of Vermont
  • Alan Shih, Analyst

    • Industry Experience Since 2007
    • Joined VanEck in 2012
    • MBA, Fordham University
    • BA, Rutgers University
    • Analyst for the active Natural Resources Equity Strategy specializing in energy research
    • Joined VanEck in 2013
    • Prior to VanEck, experience as a venture financial analyst working with startups in the mobile, tech and entertainment research at Pulse Advisory
    • Previously, Equity Trader at Opus Trading Fund; FX Dealer at FXCM and Fixed Income Broker at Hennion & Walsh
    • MBA, Finance and Accounting, Fordham University
    • BA, Statistics, Rutgers University
  • Veronica Zhang, Analyst

    • Industry Experience Since 2011
    • Joined VanEck in 2013
    • BA, Columbia University
    • Analyst for the active Natural Resources Equity Strategy specializing in industrials and alternative energy research
    • Joined VanEck in 2013
    • Prior to VanEck, worked in equity research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, covering machinery, E&C and transportation
    • Previously, database consulting at G2 (branch of WPP) in their corporate finance division
    • BA, Economics and Statistics, Columbia University
  • Ammar James, Analyst

    • Industry Experience since 2012
    • Joined VanEck in 2019
    • BS, Mathematics, SUNY Stony Brook
    • Analyst for the active Natural Resources Equity Strategy specializing in agribusiness, timber and paper and packaging research
    • Joined VanEck in 2019
    • Prior to VanEck, Associate Investment Director at Cambridge Associates
    • BS, Mathematics, SUNY Stony Brook
  • Gregory F. Krenzer, CFA, Head of Active Trading

    • Industry Experience Since 1994
    • Joined VanEck in 1994
    • BS, Finance/Economics, Syracuse University
    • Deputy Portfolio Manager for the Commodity Index Strategy and Head of Active Trading with extensive experience in commodities, natural resource equities and emerging markets
    • Joined VanEck in 1994
    • CFA charterholder; member of the CFA Society New York
    • BS (Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society), Finance (minor in Economics), Syracuse University
  • Christopher Mailloux, CFA, Trader

    • Industry Experience Since 2007
    • Joined VanEck in 2007
    • BS, Finance, Lehigh University
    • Trader for active equity strategies
    • Joined VanEck in 2010
    • Prior to his current role, held a portfolio administration position at VanEck
    • CFA charterholder; member of the CFA Society New York
    • BS, Finance, Lehigh University