James Dale Davidson
James Dale Davidson is a cofounder of Agora Inc., Strategic Investment and the National Taxpayers Union. He has been a director of California Gold, Ouro do Brasil Holdings, and Anatolia Minerals Development.  He is the co-author with William Rees-Mogg of The Sovereign Individual, The Great Reckoning (1991), and Blood in the Streets (1987).
"A veteran of two decades in the mining business, Mr. Davidson was a founding director of Anatolia Minerals Development, whose ascent to success started with a single mine in Turkey. He helped steward Anatolia's growth from a penny stock to its recent transformation into Alacer Gold Corporation, (TSX:ASR - News) an intermediate gold producer with 400,000 ounces of gold output annually, and a market cap approaching $3-billion. Aside from building Anatolia, Mr. Davidson helped found and developed other successful companies. Two of these reached a market capitalization of $1-billion, two others reached market valuations of +$500-million, and approximately a dozen that achieved market values of $100-million or more. This includes Uranium Energy Corporation; Hana Mining Ltd., which subsequently spun off New Hana Copper Mining Ltd.; Agora Publishing and NewsMax Media. Davidson was also a founder of New Oroperu Resources and Ouro do Brasil Holdings, of which he is chairman. He is also a Director of California Gold Corp. and the non-executive chairman of Passport Potash Inc."