Kal Kotecha PhD, is a seasoned investment newsletter writer, strategist, philanthropist, entrepreneur, economist and sought-after speaker.
Since 2003, he has been the editor and founder of the Junior Gold Report (JGR) (previously known as the Kotecha Resource Report/Moly-Gold Report). JGR has thousands of readers who seek Dr. Kotecha’s critical analyses of companies in the precious and base metals sector.
Dr. Kotecha’s work has been featured on a variety of outlets including: Kitco.com, 321gold.com, Seeking Alpha, the Aureport, Streetwise Report, SmallCapPower, InvestorNewsNetwork and Mining.com.
Dr. Kotecha is also a keynote speaker at premier conferences on Bay Street and beyond. In addition to his specialization in the mining sector, he has spoken on various trending investment sectors including the cannabis sector, blockchain and cryptocurriences.
Since 2016, Dr. Kotecha has been a speaker at the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention. The PDAC Convention is regarded as the premier international event for the mineral industry. It attracts more than 25,000 people from 125 countries.
Dr. Kotecha holds: a B.A. double majoring in Economics and Psychology, Master of Education, Master of Business Administration specialising in Finance, and a PhD in Business Administration. His PhD thesis focused on the Affective Heuristics of the 2008 stock market crash.
Dr. Kotecha has held leadership positions with many junior mining companies bringing industry and economic relevancy to his lectures at the University of Waterloo and Colleges. In 2014, he received the distinct honour of being named Professor of the Year nominated and voted by the students.
Apart from his enthusiasm for the investing world, his passion is helping the homeless. He is a former volunteer and COO of A HandUp for the Homeless.
Currently he volunteers for the “Out of the Cold” program and in 2018, with the help of 15 generous volunteers, he ran and operated the “Out of the Heat” program in the Waterloo Region, ON feeding over 150 participants weekly.
Dr. Kotecha is expanding his charity work with the development of an organization that will focus on helping children trapped in abusive situations worldwide.