Investment Team

James Bruce

James is a Partner of SailingStone Capital Partners LLC, where he is an investment analyst. Prior to founding SailingStone in 2014, James was an investment analyst at RS Investments for the RS Global Natural Resource strategies. Prior to 2012, James was a portfolio manager and analyst at Perpetual Investments based in Sydney, Australia, where he managed the Perpetual Global Resources Fund and the Australian Small Companies Fund. James started his career as a Mining Engineer working in managerial and operational positions at a number of West Australian gold and nickel operations. James holds a BE in mining from the West Australian School of Mines, has an MBA from the Graduate School of Management at UWA and holds a West Australian First Class Mine Managers Certificate.

MacKenzie Davis, CFA

MacKenzie is a Managing Partner of SailingStone Capital Partners LLC, where he is an investment analyst and portfolio manager. Prior to founding SailingStone in 2014, MacKenzie was an investment analyst at RS Investments and co-manager of the RS Global Natural Resource strategies. Previously, MacKenzie was a high yield analyst at Fidelity Management & Research Company, where he focused on distressed investment opportunities in the telecommunications, power and energy sectors. He started his career as an analyst at Goldman Sachs. MacKenzie holds AB's in mathematical economics and modern American history from Brown University and is a CFA charterholder.

Martin Engel

Martin is a Partner of SailingStone Capital Partners LLC, where he is a member of the investment team and the investor relations team. Prior to founding SailingStone in 2014, Martin was an investment analyst at RS Investments for the RS Global Natural Resource strategies. Previously, Martin was an equity and high yield analyst at Behrens Rubinoff Capital Partners LLC where he focused on agriculture, chemical and industrial businesses. Before that, Martin was a vice president at TenX Capital Partners, a private equity affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. Martin holds a BS in Commerce from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Brian Lively

Brian is a Partner of SailingStone Capital Partners LLC, where he is an investment analyst. Prior to founding SailingStone in 2014, Brian was an investment analyst at RS Investments for the RS Global Natural Resource strategies. Brian was formerly Managing Director, E&P Research at Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., where he served as global head of upstream research. Previously, Brian was a vice president and team leader at Netherland, Sewell & Associates Inc. and a senior project engineer at Exxon Mobil Corporation. Brian holds a BS in petroleum engineering from Louisiana State University and an MBA from the University of Houston.

Ken Settles, CFA

Ken is a Managing Partner of SailingStone Capital Partners LLC, where he is an investment analyst and portfolio manager. Prior to founding SailingStone in 2014, Ken was an investment analyst at RS Investments and co-manager of the RS Global Natural Resource strategies. Previously, Ken was a senior vice president at Neuberger Berman, where he was a senior energy analyst and co-manager of the Neuberger Berman Premier Energy Portfolio. He started his career as a financial analyst at Salomon Smith Barney. Ken holds a BA in economics from Williams College and is a CFA charterholder.