The demand for green energy technologies—and corresponding demand for the materials and minerals needed to build, transport and install these technologies—is predicted to grow dramatically in the years and decades ahead.
HC Group partners with a variety of organisations involved in the production, processing, marketing, trading, manufacturing and distribution of a wide array of metal and mineral products.
Via our search methodology, we support various industry participants in identifying and attracting the very best talent for their organisation, as well as providing a number of advisory services such as compensation benchmarking, competitor analysis, organisational design, behavioural assessment, talent pipelining and succession planning.
- Ferrous Metals
- Non-Ferrous Metals
- Precious Metals
- Minor Metals
- Ferro Alloys
- Ores and Concentrates
- Solid Fuels
- Executive Management
- Operational Management
- Physical and Derivatives Trading
- Origination and Business Development
- Sales and Marketing
- Technical Sales
- Smelting and Refining
- Physical Operations and Logistics
- Research and Analytics
- Advisory and NED
Andrew WatsonSão Paulo
Andrew joined HC Group in 2015 and is responsible for managing Latin America.
Jonathan KimuraSão Paulo
Jonathan joined HC Group in 2021 and is focused on the commodities and natural resources in Brazil.
Lauren joined HC Group's Metals and Minerals team as a graduate in 2021.
Premesha McDonald (nee Motha)Singapore
Premesha joined HC Group in 2015 and is a Director working within the Metals and Minerals practice in Singapore.
Raúl CeronSão Paulo
Raúl joined HC Group in 2019 and focuses on the commodity's natural resources market in South America.
Rina joined HC Group in November 2019 and is an Associate working within the Metals and Minerals practice in London.
Scott joined HC Group in 2008 and leads the global Metals and Minerals practice for HC.
Zoe Zhou joined HC Group in 2021 and is based in our Singapore office.
The exploration of lithium brine in Mongolia
Canadian mining company ION Energy is on track to becoming a major player in the battery metals space.
The impact of environmental concerns on the metals markets
Sustainability has become an increasingly important priority for many industries this year.
The future of sustainable battery recycling
HC Insider speaks to ex-trader Nishchay Chadha, now CEO at US start-up ACE Green Recycling.
In Conversation with… Surendra Patawari
Damian Stewart speaks to Surendra Patawari, founder of Gemini Corp
The future of the metals and mining industry
There has been a big evolution in terms of the traditional stereotypes of trader-producer.
Global Metals Outlook 2021
Paul Chapman, Managing Partner at HC, moderated an exclusive Reuters Events Metals Commodity Trading Outlook webinar
Rare Earth Metals with Chris Goodman
We dig into rare earth metals – key elements for everyday technologies
In Conversation with… Matthew Chamberlain
Damian Stewart speaks to Matthew Chamberlain, Chief Executive, London Metal Exchange
Changes, challenges and opportunity in metals trading with Doug Pratt
What are the most prominent changes in the metals trading space over the past decade?
Metal producers: the latest to transition to a green agenda
The growing trend for metal producers to invest in lowering their carbon footprint is now rapidly gathering pace.
Matthew Botell, Co-Founder, TradeCloud
Discover TradeCloud, the platform for metals trading, founded to encourage a digital future for commodity trading.
Annual Review and Outlook 2018-19: Mining, Metals & Minerals
Metals and minerals trading started to show promise in 2018 after years of subdued activity.
Metalshub: trading on experience
We take a deeper look at the Metalshub trade platform to understand their growth journey since going live.
US coal: finding value in a tough climate
With the domestic market flat, the international market has become a much larger force in the region.
China industrial metals set for further change
China’s steel exports could fall further this year in line with domestic demand.