CEO, Verdigris Strategic
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. In Mr Hambro’s roles he has deployed 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 iron ore mines 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 development 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.