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Please click on a name below to display information on the respective individual. Please note that Global Resources Investment Trust has a separate board of directors and investment advisory panel, which will also advise on investments.  


David Hutchins

David has 30 years’ experience as a resources analyst and fund manager. His career began with the Melbourne Stock Exchange in 1979 and subsequently became an executive director of M&G Investment Management in London. He headed the International Desk at M&G Investment Management from 1995, where he was concurrently responsible for M&G’s investments in the precious metals and commodities sector globally.  He later became involved in Fund Management at Yorkton Securities.  He was a founding director of Resources Investment Trust plc at the launch in January 2002 and of Grafton Resource Investments Ltd in 2008.


Kjeld Thygesen

Kjeld is a graduate of the University of Natal in South Africa and has 30 years’ experience as a resources analyst and fund manager. He joined African Selection Trust in 1970, researching and managing a portfolio of South African mining companies. In 1972 he joined James Capel and Co. in London in 1972 as part of their highly rated gold and mining research team, and subsequently became manager of N M Rothschild & Sons’ commodities and Natural Resources Department in 1979. In 1987 he became an executive director of N M Rothschild International Asset management Limited, before co-founding Lion Resource Management Limited, a specialist investment manager in the mining and natural resources sector, in 1989.  Kjeld was a director of Ivanhoe Mines Ltd from 2001 to 2011 and served as Investment Director for Resources Investment Trust PLC from 2002 – 2006.


Josh Hutchins

Josh is a graduate of Ravensbourne University.


Ruby Gorrie

Ruby is an accounting technician and bookkeeper with a wealth of experience. She has a solid understanding of company operations and responsibilities gained from work at several financial firms. Ruby is responsible for monthly accounts, all payments, authorisation and controls, cash flow monitoring and full management and business support.


Martina Joyce

Highly capable and professional PA/senior secretary, skilled at providing quality support at executive level with a wealth of experience gained in Fund Management and UK law firms. Loyalty and commitment underpin an excellent secretarial and administrative skill-set.  Martina is trustworthy and will provide dedicated personal assistance, from maintaining diaries to arranging travel.  She can be trusted to handle confidential/sensitive information with discretion, diplomacy and efficiency.