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. 


Prakash Sharma

Vice President, Multi-Commodity Research


  • Global
  • Metals costs
  • Metals markets
  • Power and renewables
  • Coal
  • Downstream oil refining
  • LNG
  • Oil and gas markets

Get in touch with Prakash

Prakash has over 25 years’ experience in energy, metals and mining, and climate change policy developments, ranging from change management to business strategy and commodity markets. He joined Wood Mackenzie in 2006 and is currently based in London. He is responsible for global net zero emissions scenario modeling, and leads discussions on hydrogen, ammonia, CCUS, next-gen nuclear and geothermal technologies.

Previously, Prakash spent two years in Beijing as head of Wood Mackenzie’s China research, guiding a team of analysts on energy and economic trends, including supply-side reforms, inter-fuel competition and commodity prices. He has also led global coal markets analysis for five years, delivering research on decarbonisation policies, the impact of renewables, alternative scenarios and evolving patterns of supply, demand and prices.

Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Prakash had extensive experience in the natural resources sector, including export-import of bulks and ferrous commodities for an established Canadian trading firm. He has also spent nine years in the mining industry, specialising in business improvement, international sourcing and ISO 9001 certification.


MBA, International Management Institute, India.