Olivier Crottaz

Financial Advisor

Mr. Crottaz is a Swiss independent asset manager who founded Crottaz Finance in 2007. Mr. Crottaz spent 30 years in the Swiss banking business in successively more senior positions first as senior portfolio manager and tactical asset allocator at UBS and second at Credit Suisse as managing director (head of department and senior financial adviser). As senior managing director at Credit Suisse, he achieved the Certified European Financial Analyst Certificate (CEFA) and the Swiss “Expert Diplome en Finance et Investissements.” He serves on the board of two Swiss companies. Mr. Crottaz has been investing in the mining sector successfully for more than 20 years.

Max Pluss

Financial Advisor

Mr. Pluss provides strategic advisory and consulting services to public and private companies on a diverse range of projects, including corporate development, market positioning, due diligence and capital formation. In an investment capacity, Mr. Pluss is also involved in idea generation, due diligence and transaction execution on equity and credit investments, often with a New York-based fund and other permanent capital investors. Previously, Mr. Pluss was an analyst at Extract Capital, a hedge fund focused on natural resource investments. He received his BA from Colorado College with a degree in international political economy and MBA degrees from Columbia University and London Business School.