We are excited to announce that as of February 1, Wood Mackenzie is a portfolio company of Veritas Capital, a leading investor at the intersection of technology and government. Our focus remains on providing you with the best intelligence, analytics, data and tools to ensure you are making the best data-driven business decisions with confidence.  

Read more in our news release here. 


Andrew Thomas

Head of Lead and Zinc


  • Lead markets
  • Zinc markets

Get in touch with Andrew

An experienced analyst with in-depth knowledge of the zinc market, Andrew has followed metal markets for over 20 years.

Andrew drives our lead and zinc research agenda, and he has a proven track record of collaborating in the research and analysis of the wider non-ferrous and ferrous metals and mining industries. He is the co-author of the Zinc Metals Market Service.

He joined Wood Mackenzie in 2005 as a refined zinc market analyst. He has also served as senior metals market analyst and principal analyst for zinc markets. 

For the first nine years of his career, Andrew was the metal markets editor of Mining Journal, the leading weekly global mining newspaper.

MSc, Mineral Exploration and Project Evaluation, Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, University of London
BSc, Geology, Royal Holloway New College, University of London