Kieron Hodgson

Research – Natural Resources

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Kieron Hodgson

Kieron joined Panmure Gordon following the acquisition of Charles Stanley Securities in July 2015. At Charles Stanley he became its Commodity & Mining Analyst and was voted number one Metals & Mining stock picker 2015, in the prestigious Thomson Reuters StarMine Analyst Awards for 2015. This year he was also awarded the Metals and Mining top stock picker for the second year running in both the UK & Ireland and Europe, ranking no.4 overall in the industry.

He began his City career in 1997 with Clerical Medical as a junior administrator, before rising to the role of senior reconciliation analyst. He moved to Insight Investment’s UK Equity Team in 2005, before becoming an assistant fund manager responsible for over £5bn of UK long only, institutional and retail mandates in 2007.

Kieron is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and was responsible for the Charles Stanley weekly commodity overview, covering multiple commodity classes. Kieron is also the author of Panmure Gordon’s regular diamond market publication, “the Quarterly carat”.


Adam James

Adam joined Panmure Gordon in March 2012. Adam has gained a wide range of experience in all areas of investment banking and capital markets, including primary and secondary equity fundraisings, M&A, restructuring and strategic advice.

Adam covers a breadth of sectors but has a particular focus on natural resources, advising AIM, Official List, dual listed and private clients.

Adam received a BSc (Hons) from Edinburgh University in Physiology and Neuroscience and is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and the Energy Institute.

Ian Gibson

Ian joined Panmure Gordon in 2013 to head its marketmaking desk having previously worked at JP Morgan Cazenove running its UK Mid Cap equities arm.

He began his City career in 1987 at Hoare Govett working on a number of desks before the firm was taken over by ABN Amro.

He moved to Commerzbank Securities in 2000 to help set up and run its Pan Euro equities business before joining Cazenove in 2005.

He ran mid cap trading at Cazenove before the company merged with JP Morgan in 2010 – bringing a number of IPO’s to market and helping corporate clients on placings and sensitive stake building strategies.

Colin Smith

Colin joined Panmure Gordon in July 2014 to upgrade and build out Panmure Gordon’s oils research. He brings extensive experience in oils including 10 years in the oil industry and has been analysing and broking oil stocks for 26 years (Hoare Govett, BZW, CS, DKIB, ICAP and VTB Capital).

Colin has headed numerous teams and has covered western European integrateds, global integrateds, UK E&Ps (top 3 rated) and spent six years as a global  oils specialist salesman.

Colin holds an LLB (joint honours with economics) and an MBA both from Edinburgh University and is currently learning Russian.