Peter Hug has been actively involved in the precious metals industry since 1974. After graduating from the University of Toronto he joined Guardian Trust and was responsible for the wholesale trading operation. Mr. Hug’s career has spanned some 45 years with senior trading positions in Canada, the U.S., the Bahamas and New Zealand. Currently the Global Trading Director of Kitco Metals, Mr. Hug overseas both the North American and Hong Kong trading operations. Mr. Hug is frequently interviewed by Bloomberg News ,the Wall Street Journal , TheStreet and provides frequent articles to Kitco.com.