Andy SmithIndependent, Member of the Executive Committee BA (Economics), MSc (Economics)
Andy is a member of the Executive Committee of SFA (Oxford). He has been a well-known precious metals and commodities analyst and personality for well over a quarter of a century. At the hedge fund Ridgefield Capital, Andy generated short-and-long term investment ideas in precious metals, incorporating macroeconomic views and the fund's wide commodity interests. As the first precious metals analyst at Union Bank of Switzerland and Mitsui, Andy was uniquely privileged with internal information flow, establishing both of those organisations' precious metal brands discreetly.