Richard Wilson

Chairman of Metals and Mining


  • Metals costs
  • Metals markets

Get in touch with Richard

With over 35 years of experience in the metals and mining industry, Richard is an expert in the field of metals supply economics with a particular focus on copper.

Currently based in the Guildford office in the UK, Richard serves as chairman of metals and mining. He guides our team through raw materials and metals market analyses in support of IPOs and other financing deals, as well as through mining and smelting asset valuations and concentrate sales and procurement strategies.

Richard joined Wood Mackenzie in 1982 and has held numerous roles in the company since then. His experience has led him to become a recognised authority on the markets for copper concentrates, blister/anodes and cathodes.

Richard offers expert witness and expert advisor services to copper mining, trading and smelting companies, specialising in contractual non-performance and disputes with revenue and tax authorities in relation to the fair pricing of copper raw materials.

BSc (Hons), Mineral Processing, Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London