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. 


Yanting Zhou

Principal Economist, APAC


  • Asia
  • China
  • Macroeconomics, risk and global trends

Yanting leads our in-house macroeconomic research for Asian economies, working closely with commodity teams across the company to align macro views and commodity demand. She joined Wood Mackenzie in 2015 as a copper demand analyst and draws on her knowledge and experience of commodity end-use markets in China and major economies in Asia, which extends to the property, electrical network, transportation, machinery and appliance sectors.

Yanting started her career in the natural resource industry in Rio Tinto‘s Economics and Markets team, where she focused on the economic outlook for China and long-term metals demand analysis.


MS, Economics, Tufts University

BA, Economics, Nankai University