Turning Talk Into Action

Ministerial Roundtable: 14 January 2025

Conference and Exhibition: 15 - 16 January 2025

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Turning Talk Into Action


Jay Hambro is a successful business leader with a proven track record of financing and growing both cashflows & balance sheet whilst running a dynamic business with global operations through all stages of the economic cycle and reporting to a broad range of stakeholders, including governments, employees and financial institutions.

Mr Hambro founded Verdigris Strategic in 2021 as an advisory and investment group.  Verdigris is a London based team providing strategic advice to a range of international groups and looking to utilise capital focussed on the metals, mining and associated infrastructure sectors.  In Mr Hambro’s roles to date he has deployed over US$10bn in organic growth and development projects focussing on bulk commodities, aluminium, steel and renewable energy.  He has found, built and operated two large mining operations as well as led the M&A and strategy programme taking a small group of 40 to close to 40,000 employees worldwide.  He has accessed over US$20bn in finance for mining, metals and energy projects as principal and advisor.

In 2020, Platts handed Mr Hambro the ‘Rising Star’ award in their annual metals ceremony for his role in the global aluminium and mining sector.  Grant Thornton appointed Hambro as a ‘Face of the Vibrant Economy’ to recognise his contribution to the growth of clean green power generation for energy intensive industrial users.