Rory Townsend

Head of Gold Research


  • Metals costs
  • Gold mining
  • Metals markets
  • Gold markets
  • Metals concentrates and intermediates

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With a deep understanding of economics and metals and mining markets, Rory delivers holistic perspectives on global gold markets to our customers.

Based in New York, Rory is our Head of Gold Research. 

Rory joined Wood Mackenzie in 2014 as a research associate for the zinc and lead mine cost team, where he was responsible for global analysis before he transitioned to the Institutional Investor Service, where he provided support and comprehensive cross-commodity research to our buy-side customers.

Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Rory specialised in economics, including in-house modelling and risk analysis.

B.Sc, Economics, University of Bath