Board of Directors
Mr Thomas Hedberg, Chairman
Sir Adrian Montague CBE,
Sir Adrian Montague is currently the non-executive Chairman of 3i Group plc and Manchester Airports Group. He is the senior independent non-executive director of Aviva plc, and a non-executive director of Skanska AB of Stockholm and Chairman of The Point of Care Foundation.
Previous roles include:
Chairman of Anglican Water Group, Michael Page International plc, Hurricane Exploration plc, London First, British Energy Group plc, Friends Provident plc and Cross London Rail Links Ltd
Deputy Chairman of Network Rail Ltd and Partnerships UK plc and
Deputy Chairman (and SID) of UK Green Investment Bank
Chief Executive of the Treasury Taskforce
Global Head of Project Finance at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson
Lawyer with Linklaters & Paines
Sir Adrian was awarded a CBE in 2001 and is a Law graduate of Cambridge University.
Mr Jay Hambro, Non-Executive Director
Mr Jay Hambro is Chairman of IRC Limited. IRC is an industrial commodity miner traded on the Hong Kong stock exchange. Mr Hambro began his career in metals and mining at NM Rothschild and later moved to the investment bank of HSBC.
He joined Petropavlovsk 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 Executive 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 Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Mr Hambro holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths.
Mr Philippe Liétard,
Mr Philippe Liétard is Chairman of Randgold Resources Limited, a FTSE100 mining company traded on the London Stock Exchange and on Nasdaq. His experience in corporate and project finance and in investment banking extends over 35 years, most of them with the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.
He was Managing Director of UBS Global Natural Resources Fund from 2000 to 2003, and is now an independent consultant and a promoter of natural resources projects. He also serves on the board of the Rochambeau Foundation in Washington, DC which promotes French culture and education in North America.
Mr Liétard is a graduate of the École des Mines de Paris and of the Stanford University in California.
Mr Fredrik Anderson, Executive Director
Chief Executive Officer, CellMark
Mr Vic Rice, Executive Director
Senior Vice President, CellMark