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. 


Shirley Zhang

Principal Analyst, APAC Coal Market


  • Asia
  • Coal

Get in touch with Shirley

Shirley is a principal analyst with more than 10 years of experience in metals and mining industry research. She joined Wood Mackenzie in 2012 and is responsible for the Asia Pacific thermal coal markets analysis. Her current research focus is the impact of economic development, energy transition and policy intervention on different coal markets in Asia.

Shirley is a frequent speaker at regional mining conferences and has presented strategic analysis at clients’ board meetings in the region.

Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Shirley was an equity research analyst covering Hong Kong/China-listed coal, steel and metal recycling stocks. She also worked for a financial consulting firm based in London.


MPhil, Cambridge University

BSc, Accounting and Finance, Warwick Business School