Sector Expert: Paul Wong
Paul Wong is a senior portfolio manager at Sprott Asset Management. He joined Sprott in 2011 with more than 20 years of experience in the investment industry. He has been a portfolio manager responsible for the short positions of the Sprott hedge funds since 2012. Previously, he was a portfolio manager with Natcan Investment Management, where he managed three natural resource-related funds with more than $350 million in combined assets. Wong earned his Bachelor of Science in geology from the University of Toronto and is a CFA charterholder.
When Paul Wong and Maria Smirnova took over management of the Sprott Gold and Precious Minerals Fund in January, the first thing they did was focus on liquidity. In this interview with The Gold Report, the two share their secrets for maintaining the discipline required to execute on a contrarian investing philosophy while taking advantage of the trading opportunities that open up in the final stages of a bear market.