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. 


Uday Patel

Senior Research Manager, Global Aluminium Markets


  • Global
  • Metals markets

Get in touch with Uday

Uday has over 30 years of experience in the metals and mining sector and joined Wood Mackenzie in 2014 as a manager in the aluminium markets team.

During his career he has worked on a range of projects in the metals sector, including detailed market studies, cost analyses and strategic advisory work for clients including rolled producers, aluminium processing companies and financial organisations.

Uday joined from Ma’aden Saudi Arabia where he was a senior marketing specialist, focusing on aluminium. Prior to this he was a manager in marketing and sales at Dubai Aluminium and a principal consultant at CRU, heading the downstream aluminium analysis. He was also a senior economist at Outokumpu Oyj.


Executive management programme, London Business School

MA International economics, trade and finance, Sussex University