Executive Director and Chairman,
IRC limited

Mr Jay Hambro, aged 36, is an Executive Director and Chairman of IRC. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors, as well as the Executive Committee. Mr Hambro began his career in metals and mining at NM Rothschild and later at HSBC. He joined Petropavlovsk (then Peter Hambro Mining) as a non-executive director before its listing on the London Stock Exchange in April 2002 and was subsequently appointed Chief Executive of Aricom, which developed part of IRC’s current portfolio. Following the acquisition of Aricom by Petropavlovsk in April 2009, he became the chief investment officer of Petropavlovsk, retaining responsibility for the Industrial Commodities Business of the Petropavlovsk Group. He relinquished this role in 2010 to become Chairman of IRC Limited.

Mr Hambro also serves as an independent non-executive director for Winsway Coking Coal Holdings Limited, a company which operates in China and is listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (stock code: 1733).

Mr Hambro holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and is a member of the Pan-European Reserves and Resources Reporting Committee (PERC) and is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths.