What is your background
I joined APAC Resources in early 2010. I began my career as a mining engineer. I then started New City Investment Managers with my friend and mentor, Richard Lockwood, in London. NCIM was the first natural resources high-yield fund set up in London. It was subsequently taken over by asset-management group CQS and I moved to Hong Kong to become chief investment officer for CQS.
Why did you leave CQS
I left CQS in 2009 because they asked me to return to London. I felt the future of the industries I was focused...