Head of Market Analysis, EMEA and Asia Regions, INTL FCStone Ltd
Ms Rhona O’Connell has over 30 years’ experience as a commodities analyst, and is a recognised authority in the precious metals sector. She has worked as a metals market analyst in many aspects of the industry, including the mining sector at Consolidated Gold Fields, commodities brokers Rudolf Wolff where she was a major contributor to Wolff’s Guide to the LME, and in the equity markets; at Shearson Lehman she was the group precious metals analyst, which involved a combination of the above as well as advising the trading desks and the investment banking division on the outlook for the precious metals markets.
She has held Extel ranking (2nd place) in the gold sector and has been the Association of Mining Analysts Commodities Analyst of the year.
After a number of years running the GFMS team at Thomson Reuters, she is now the Head of Market Analysis at INTL FCStone, where she is developing a team of analysts to support the EMEA and Asia sectors in particular.
She holds an honours degree in Law from the University of Cambridge.