Irina Melkonyan

Senior Analyst, Lithium Assets and Metals & Mining Sustainability 


  • United Kingdom
  • Metals markets

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Irina joined Wood Mackenzie in 2023 as a senior analyst. She supports the Lithium Cost Service, as well as covering sustainability topics across the battery supply chain.

Irina has profound expertise in ESG and sustainability. She brings a strong understanding of sustainable business practices. Before joining Wood Mac, Irina worked as a senior consultant in biodiversity, where she assisted financial institutions in identifying sustainable growth opportunities. She has also worked for a green fintech startup, demonstrating her commitment to driving positive environmental impact in the data field.

In her early career, Irina worked for five years in metals and mining analysis at CRU. She speaks English, Spanish, Japanese and Russian.


Diploma, Sustainable Finance, Institute for Sustainability Leadership, University of Cambridge

MA, Energy, Trade and Finance, Bayes Business School

BA, Economics, Lomonosov Moscow State University