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. 


James Whiteside

Head of Corporate, Metals & Mining


  • Global
  • Metals costs
  • Metals markets
  • Metals concentrates and intermediates

Get in touch with James

James leads the development of corporate coverage for metals and mining. His current focus is on providing data-driven analysis of companies’ positioning for the energy transition and implications for valuation. He is based in London.

In previous leadership roles at Wood Mackenzie, James set the metals and mining product strategy. He led cross-commodity research initiatives and the development of new products including our metals and mining Emissions Benchmarking Tool.

James joined Wood Mackenzie in 2015 as a consultant. He has 15 years of experience in the metals and mining industry, spanning commercial, technical and financial roles. As a consultant, he managed several major transaction advisory engagements and was instrumental in developing our battery raw materials offerings.


MSc, Metals and Energy Finance, Imperial College London

MEng, Civil Engineering, University of Leeds