Jay Hambro

Non-Executive Director

Jay Hambro is currently Chief Investment Officer of the GFG Alliance and Chief Executive Officer of Mining
and Energy at SIMEC. Jay leads the GFG Alliance’s global investment and development programme and
sits on the Strategy Board. Jay’s day-to-day role at SIMEC is focused on its worldwide development in
clean power generation and a global portfolio of mining operations. After graduating in business
management, Jay began his career in resource finance with NM Rothschild & Sons, before moving to the
investment bank of HSBC, advising multinational mining groups. He then joined what is now the
Petropavlovsk plc group in a business development role and later as Chief Investment Officer before
spearheading the development of their industrial commodity divisions as Aricom plc and more recently at
IRC Limited. He led IRC as Executive Chairman to the successful development, construction and operation
of a number of greenfield mining operations in the Russian Far East delivering industrial commodity
products across the border to China. In 2016 he relinquished his executive responsibilities to assume the
position at the GFG Alliance. Jay has held a number of other Board positions and remains a Non-Executive
Director of Cellmark AB, the Swedish headquartered pulp, paper, packaging and recycling business. He is
a Fellow of the Institute of Material, Mining and Metallurgy and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of
Goldsmiths.