Diego Parrilla, is a Portfolio Manager at Quadriga Asset Managers, €1.8b alternative asset manager with headquarters in Madrid. Prior to joining Quadriga, Diego worked in London, New York, and Singapore for two decades and held senior leadership roles across macro commodity markets at JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, BlueCrest Capital and Dymon Asia, amongst others, including roles and responsibilities such as Global Head and Management Committee. In addition to his experience on the buy and sell side, Diego is co-author with Daniel Lacalle of best-selling “The Energy World is Flat: Opportunities from the End of Peak Oil” (Wiley, 2014) and sole author of “The Anti-Bubbles: Opportunities heading into Lehman Squared and Gold´s Perfect Storm” (BEP, 2017), and has collaborates selectively with the media, such as Financial Times, CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg TV, Real Vision TV, or El Mundo, amongst others. Diego holds MS Mineral Economics from the Colorado School of Mines, MS Petroleum Economics and Management by the French Institute of Petroleum in Paris, and MS Mining and Petroleum Engineering by the Madrid School of Mines. Diego is married and father of 3 children and is passionate about sports, foreign languages and cultures, and fluent in Spanish, English, and French and a keen student of Mandarin Chinese and Italian, amongst other languages.
Amir Adnani - President and CEO, Uranium Energy Corp
Mr. Adnani is also the founder and Chairman of GoldMining Inc. (GOLD: TSX; GLDLF: OTCQX), a gold-resources acquisition and development company that has grown to control a sizeable portfolio of gold projects across the Americas. By background, he is an entrepreneur, and earlier started and expanded two private companies.
Mr. Adnani is frequently invited to speak at prominent industry gatherings, including the Milken Institute Global Conference, the International Economic Forum of the Americas, the World Nuclear Fuel Market and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). He is often interviewed by major business media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, CNBC and Fox Business News.
Mr. Adnani is selected as one of “Mining’s Future Leaders” by Mining Journal, a UK-based global industry publication. Fortune magazine has distinguished him on their 40 Under 40, ‘Ones to Watch’ list of North American executives. He was earlier a finalist for Ernst & Young’s ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ distinction. Mr. Adnani holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of British Columbia and is a director of the university’s Alumni Association.