Rory Simington

Principal Analyst APAC Thermal Coal Research


  • Asia
  • Eastern Asia
  • Southern Asia
  • South-Eastern Asia
  • Oceania
  • Australia and New Zealand
  • Coal
  • Coal markets
  • Coal supply and costs

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Rory Simington is a research analyst with more than 20 years of experience in the Australian mining industry. He is currently based in Sydney with primary responsibility for Wood Mackenzie’s Asia Pacific thermal coal research.

He analyses the coal market, with a focus on supply, demand, and price. He also analyses mining assets, collecting physical, logistical, and financial information and building models to produce valuations. His analyses are delivered in reports and presentations to clients and prospective clients to help them understand the coal market and inform their decision-making.

Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie in 2014, Rory worked with major multinational mining corporations and consulting companies providing supply and demand analysis, cost analysis, price forecasting, and product marketability assessments.

He also has more than ten years of experience in operational management and technical roles in the coal industry, including longwall operations and mine planning. He is an experienced project manager with expertise in design, manufacture, and delivery of longwall systems.

Rory’s expertise in the coal industry is evident in the frequency with which he’s quoted in the media regarding the coal market.


MBA, University of Wollongong