Pralabh Bhargava

Principal Analyst, Coal Research, Asia Pacific


  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Coal

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Pralabh's expertise lies in coal markets, with a focus on Asia Pacific, looking at key supply countries Australia, Indonesia, Mongolia and South Africa and demand from Indian sub-continent.

Pralabh joined Wood Mackenzie in August 2015 in the coal research team. He is currently based in Singapore. Pralabh undertakes a detailed analysis of coal mining assets, including production modelling, cost estimation and valuations. He also conduct research on Indian sub-continent coal demand for both thermal and metallurgical coal and keep track of international coal market.

During his time with Wood Mackenzie, Pralabh has developed deep understanding of Indonesian and Indian coal supply for both domestic and export markets. He has also spoken at a number of conferences around the region.

In his previous role, Pralabh was working as a Specialist in the Energy team at Rio Tinto providing industry and market analysis for supporting business development and establishing marketing strategy. He has worked extensively in India’s coal, steel and power sectors, covering demand-supply modelling, infrastructure assessment and policy analysis. He joined Rio Tinto from KPMG where he was working as a commodity analyst covering more than ten hard commodities.


B Com (Hons), Delhi University

Chartered Accountancy, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

MBA (Finance), ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad