Team

Willem Middelkoop

Founder and CIO Willem Middelkoop has been an investor in (junior) mining companies for over 10 years. He is one of the pioneers in ‘Discovery Investing’, whereby in a very early stage investments in an exploration company are being made, after the start of a significant discovery. He is responsible for the impressive track-record of his fund, with dozens of take overs in it’s ‘discovery portfolio’. Willem has published seven books in eight different languages on financial and economic topics. He is also a member of the, London based, OMFIF advisory board.

 

Terence van der Hout

Terence van der Hout has been working with Willem Middelkoop in discovery investing for ten years. After studying political science, he held various financial positions at ING and Rabobank. He has worked at the Commodity Discovery Fund as a financial analyst since 2011, where he was responsible for the analysis of commodity sectors and company due diligence. In 2016 he joined the management.