Research

Prakash Sharma

Head of Markets & Transitions, Asia Pacific

Expertise

  • Asia
  • Eastern Asia
  • China
  • Metals costs
  • Metals markets
  • Power and renewables
  • Coal
  • Downstream oil refining
  • LNG
  • Oil and gas markets

Get in touch with Prakash

Prakash has over 26 years’ experience in energy, metals & mining and climate change policy developments.

His expertise ranges from operational management to commodity trading and business strategy.

Prakash joined Wood Mackenzie in 2006 and is currently based in Singapore. He leads integrated analysis, energy transition and cross-commodity discussions in Asia Pacific. He has presented to board and senior-level management
teams, as well as at major industry conferences.

Previously, Prakash spent two years in Beijing as head of China research guiding a team of analysts on China’s energy and economic trends, including supply-side reforms, inter-fuel competition and commodity prices. He has also led global coal markets analysis for five years delivering research on decarbonisation policies, impact of renewables, alternative scenarios and evolving patterns of supply and demand.

Prakash’s extensive experience in the commodity sector includes export of steel-making raw materials (metallurgical coal, iron ore and scrap) and energy coal to China for an established Canadian trading firm. He has also spent nine years in the mining industry specialising in technical services, international sourcing and ISO 9001 certification.

Education

MBA, International Management Institute in India.