Willem Middelkoop is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of the Commodity Discovery Fund. He has been a successful entrepreneur and investor in junior mining companies for over a decade. A pioneer in Discovery Investing, Middelkoop focuses his investments on exploration-stage projects working to make first-tier discoveries. He has written several books on the economy, geopolitics, and the history of financial markets. These books have sold over 150,000 copies and have been translated into nine languages.