James Turk is the founder of precious metal trading platform GoldMoney, and Chairman of the  GoldMoney Foundation. Turk began his career after completing his studies in international economics in 1969 at the Chase Manhattan Bank, and soon moved into the precious metals industry. He was manager of the raw material Department of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority from 1983 to 1987. He is the author of two books, as well as various monographs and articles about money and banking. He is also co-author of the book The Coming Collapse of the Dollar, which has been updated in a newly published paperback version and is now entitled The Collapse of the Dollar.