AI and Blockchain: Transforming the Canadian mining industry

Fraser Buchan

Co-Founder

Tradewind Markets

Fraser Buchan has a background in precious metals production, investing, and sales having previously worked in the Canadian capital markets. He has been involved in founding several precious metals companies, including NewCastle Gold, a publicly traded development company. He previously worked with GMP Securities, an independent Canadian investment bank and broker dealer in both Toronto and London in Institutional Equity Sales.


Tradewind Markets was formed in 2016 and has developed and launched a technology platform for digitizing the custody, trading and provenance of precious metals. The Tradewind solution combines world-class exchange technology with a blockchain application tailored for precious metals. Tradewind was a #DisruptMining finalist in 2017.

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