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 Lu

Senior Research Analyst, Cobalt


  • Global
  • Metals concentrates and intermediates

Ying is Wood Mackenzie’s cobalt analyst based in London. She joined Wood Mackenzie in 2021 following the takeover of Roskill, where she led the company’s research on cobalt and battery-grade nickel markets, from multi-client market reports to bespoke consultancy.

Prior to joining Roskill, Ying was responsible for procurement and business strategy for a leading cobalt and nickel producer. Her commercial exposure to battery raw materials has translated into industry knowledge and business acumen to identify trends in these markets.

Ying is a regular speaker at international conferences, providing insights on fast-evolving cobalt and nickel value chains and sustainability topics.


MSc, Energy, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, London