CMInsight is a specialised advisory and asset management business focused on the metals and minerals sector. Our clients range from small-cap exploration companies to FTSE100 mining groups.
"Our mission is to enable data-driven informed decidion making for the mining and mineral processing industry."
Direct, full or partial, management of the portfolio of a client or an individual operation.
Understanding current and future options and choices, that leadership teams have for their businesses.
Providing impartial advice or delivering client-focused services, sharing our experience and expertise in the sector.
Collecting, analysing and reporting key qualitative and quantitative information to the business stakeholders.
In the new age, well capable of processing and analysing extensive datasets in the search for the ‘Single Source of Truth’.
Combining expertise, discipline and a toolbox developed over 40 years to bring the very best out of your business.
We help our clients with key business challenges – making practical and informed business decisions through the application of big data environment and leading edge tools, analytics and methodologies.
From exploration through to production, CMInsight engagese with companies across the commodity lifecycle with a long-term view on the industry.
Our team, our partners and collaborators remain true to bringing best-in-class industry practices, standards and applying local and international regulations.
As a team and as an organisation we continuously strive to positively impact and contribute to the private and public sector, the local and global economy, our employees and counterparts.
We remain committed to the responsible interaction with the planet, to maintain natural resources and avoid jeopardizing the ability for future generations to meet their needs.
Over 40 years of experience working in the mining and commodities sector, in all key mining jurisdictions, across the spectrum of listed and privately owned mining companies and government organisations.
Previously consultant at Monitor and KPMG; and CEO of CRU Strategies and the CRU Group.
Over 25 years experience in nickel including project evaluation, project start-up, funding, operations, and marketing.
Engineering degree from Cambridge University and an MBA from the University of Cape Town.
Over 20 years of global commercial and operational expertise in the natural resources sector including corporate, site level and advisory roles.
Previously Head of Portfolio Strategy & Development at BHP and Business Development Manager at South32.
10 years operational, project development and commercial experience at leading laterite operation Cerro Matoso.
Engineering degree from Universidad Industrial de Santander, post-graduate degree in Finance and Accounting from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana and an MBA from Cass Business School.
Senior investment banking professional with c.15 years experience advising Energy and Natural Resources companies on M&A and capital raisings (debt and equity).
Previously worked at HSBC and Macquarie, originating, leading and executing deals across the entire value chain, while coordinating advisors, lawyers and accountants.
MSc Metals & Energy Finance from Imperial College and a BSc Business Studies and Finance from Cass Business School.
Over 10 years of experience in the commodities sector encompassing projects, operations, optimisation and marketing, for private and public companies, hedge funds, private equity firms and sovereign wealth funds.
With Commodity and Mining Insight since 2010. Founder and Director of Vulcan Commodities Limited.
Mechanical Engineering degree from City University and an MSc Metals & Energy Finance from Imperial College.
Over 15 years’ sector experience, combining industry understanding with technological toolboxes.
Structuring and analysing big datasets to deliver critical insights about the performance of mining and mineral processing operations.
Has developed workflow systems within organisations, with cross-departmental integration.
Simon worked at CRU before joining Commodity and Mining Insight in 2011. He was educated at St Georges College Weybridge.
Metallurgy and Science of Materials Engineer with over 25 years of experience, recognised for outstanding HSE oriented work style.
Previous COO of BHP Billiton Cerro Matoso open pit and ferronickel operations in Colombia.
Metallurgy and Materials Engineering degree from Universidad pedagogica y tecnologica de Colombia.
Over 30 years experience in mining project management, mining engineering, mining operations management, and mining consulting.
Published technical reports on SEDAR (for TSX), NYSE, AIM, and ASX.
Previously worked at Horizonte Minerals, Snowden Mining, Hitachi Australia, Barrick Henty Gold, Caterpillar and BHP.
Mining Engineering and Economics degree from University of Queensland.
Over 30 years experience in mining having previously led many teams in the delivery of plant optimisation and upgrade projects.
Previously worked Paladin Energy, Ausenco, Orica, Scott Dalley Francks and WMC Resources.
Significant hydrometallurgical nickel experience having worked at Goro, Murrin-Murrin, Anaconda, Kambalda and other nickel mines.
Chemical Engineering degree from University of Queensland.
We are based in central London, with easy access to both London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports.
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