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. 


Ying Dai

Principal Consultant, Metals & Mining


  • Asia
  • Metals costs
  • Metals markets

Ying joined Wood Mackenzie as a principal consultant in 2021. With a background in metal and metallurgy engineering and rich experience in zinc and lead markets, she specialises in zinc research, with a particular focus on the Chinese market and smelter costing analysis.

Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Ying spent six years with CRU Consulting, where she contributed to a number of major studies and consulting projects in the Asia Pacific region, with a focus on non-ferrous industries. Earlier in her career she delivered market analysis for the Beijing General Research Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (BGRIMM).


MA, Material and Metallurgy Engineering, KU Leuven

BA, Material Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology (USTB), Beijing