Jay joined the GFG Alliance in 2016, bringing experience in commodities, energy and finance as GFG transitioned towards industry. He leads the formation and delivery of the global growth strategy. Having begun his career in resources finance, first with NM Rothschild & Sons and then with HSBC, he then became the CIO for Petropavlovsk PLC, growing the business to become Russia’s second largest gold producer. He then listed a mining development company on the London and Hong Kong stock exchanges raising >US$3bn to build two mines employing 4,000 people. He is a member of several industrial professional bodies, a Liveryman of the Goldsmiths Company and a Fellow of the IMMM.