Mr Jay Hambro is the Executive Chairman of IRC. He began his career as a metals and mining project financier at NM Rothschild and then as an investment banker at HSBC. In 2002 he joined what is now the Petropavlovsk Group and was subsequently appointed CEO of Aricom plc. Following the acquisition of Aricom by Petropavlovsk in 2009, he became the CIO there, a role he relinquished in 2010 to become Executive Chairman of IRC.
Mr Hambro is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and an Independent Non-Executive Director of Winsway Coking Coal Holdings Limited. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management.