Welcome to GRIT Investment Trust

GRITs investment objective is to generate medium and long-term capital growth through investing in a diverse portfolio of primarily small and mid-capitalisation natural resources and mining companies, which are listed/quoted on a relevant exchange.

GRIT Investment Trust Plc is incorporated and registered in England and Wales under the Companies Act 2006, registered number 08256031 and its main country of operations is the United Kingdom. The company is subject to the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.


Richard Lockwood - Chairman

Richard has forged a successful career in fund management and mining investment and was the founder of New City Investment Management, of which one of the five quote investment trusts he ran the specialist Geiger Counter Limited Uranium Fund. Mr Lockwood was formerly a Director of AIM-listed Kalahari Minerals which was acquired by CGNPC Uranium Resources Co. Ltd. Formerly a mining investment partner for Hoare Govett and McIntosh Securities he was involved in the development and financing of several gold and base metals projects in Europe, Australia and Africa. Mr Lockwood’s intimate knowledge and experience in the mining and uranium industries is an asset to the Company during its current growth phase.

Martin Lampshire – Executive Director

Martin started his career in Lloyds Bank’s Commercial Services division in 1989 after completing the ACIB qualification.He has over twenty years experience in Corporate Broking, working for a number of city based firms including Teather & Greenwood, Charles Stanley, Hichens Harrison Stockbrokers and Daniel Stewart Stockbrokers.He has assisted many companies in a variety of equity raises including IPO’s, secondary fundraisings, vendor and private placings across a variety of sectors. He has also worked in a number of overseas financial centres including Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Dubai.

Malcolm Burne – Director

Malcolm is a former stockbroker and financial journalist with The Financial Times. He has controlled and managed fund management, venture capital and investment banking companies in London, Australia, Hong Kong and North America. He has been a director of more than 20 companies, many of which have been in the mineral resource and gold exploration fields. In 1997, he founded Golden Prospect plc and was executive chairman until 2007 when the company changed its name to Ambrian Capital plc. In addition, he was executive chairman of the Australian Bullion Company (Pty) Limited, which at the time was Australia's leading gold dealer and member of the Sydney Futures Exchange.