Evy Hambro, Managing Director, is the Global Head of Thematic and Sector based investing and team leader for the Natural Resources team within the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Active Equity Group. He is responsible for the platform of Thematic products and co-manages the BGF World Gold, BlackRock Gold & General and BGF World Mining funds. He is also co-manager of the BlackRock World Mining Trust, BlackRock Natural Resources Hedge Fund and manager of a number of segregated portfolios.
Mr Hambro's service with the firm dates back to 1994 including his years with Mercury Asset Management and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM) which merged with BlackRock in 2006. He has worked for the firm in London, Sydney and Toronto.
Mr Hambro earned a BSc degree, with honors, in Agricultural Food Marketing, from Newcastle University in 1994.
He is a Court Assistant for the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers, Trustee of The Royal Drawing School, Trustee of Burdett Trust for Nursing, advisor to the Julian Baring Scholarship Fund and sits on the Senior Advisory Board to Critical Resource Strategy and Analysis Ltd.