Olivier Garret is the Chief Executive Officer at The Hard Assets Alliance, Mauldin Economics, and Casey Research. Prior to joining Casey Research in January 2007, Olivier Garret was a principal in Kemp Management, a management consulting firm focused on merger & acquisition due diligence, restructuring, and turnaround activities for a variety of private equity firms and financial institutions. In this capacity, he led and participated in dozens of merger & acquisition and restructuring deals in a variety of industries. In the 1990’s, Olivier was CEO and general manager of a number of industrial businesses ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to divisions of a Fortune 500 company. He earned an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College and a Master’s in Business from the Université de Paris IX-Dauphine.