Antal E. Fekete is Professor Emeritus from the the Memorial University of Newfoundland in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
Professor Fekete was born and educated in Hungary. He immigrated to Canada in 1956. In addition to teaching in Canada, Fekete worked in the Washington DC office of Congressman W. E. Dannemeyer for five years on monetary and fiscal reform till 1990. He taught as visiting professor of economics at the Francisco Marroquin University in Guatemala City in 1996. Professor Fekete was Consulting Professor at Sapientia University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2001-2003. His essay ''Whither Gold?'' won the first prize in the essay competition of Bank Lips, the bank founded by the late Ferdinand Lips.
Professor Fekete is the Director-designate of Research and Education of the Lips Institute in Switzerland, scheduled to open its doors for business in September, 2006. The Gold Standard University lecture series of Professor Fekete will continue under the aegis of the Lips Institute.