Neil Seldon is Chairman of Roskill Information Services Ltd. He is also President of Neil S. Seldon & Associates Ltd. (“NSA”) launched in mid 1990 in Vancouver, Canada. NSA acts as consultants and advisors in the marketing of non-ferrous concentrates to clients around the world. Services include negotiation of sales contracts and development of sales and marketing strategies with input into feasibility studies, sales contract negotiation and contract administration. He instituted the formation of Metallicarum International (MIL) a global research and consulting alliance bringing together research analysts, concentrates, metal marketing and price risk professionals in Canada, UK, USA, Germany, Australia and Chile.
Robert worked for more than 30 years at CRU the London based international metals consultants and was until 2001 Managing Director and CEO. In 1987 he founded the management consulting activity of the company. As well as personal contact with metals producers, consumers and financial institutions worldwide, he was also responsible for client assignments in aluminium, aluminium semis, tin, steel production, steel distribution and precious metals working in Europe, North America, Russia and Africa. From 2001 till 2009 he was responsible for creating and building CRU’s Russian and CIS business.
Robert Baylis BSc MSc FGS ProfGradIMMM
Robert has 10 years’ experience in metal and mineral market economics. He graduated in 2003 having undertaken a BSc in Geological Sciences and an MSc in Mineral Project Appraisal at Oxford Brookes and Imperial College universities. Robert worked as an environmental consultant before joining Roskill in 2006. In addition to managing Roskill’s minor metals research, Robert is an authoritative voice on the global lithium and tungsten markets, having contributed to multi-client and consultancy projects on the former for seven years. He has been Managing Director of Roskill since January 2012, and was previously manager of the industrial minerals division. Robert’s past research, consulting and managerial experience provides him with extensive subject knowledge across Roskill’s products and services.
Alison Saxby B Eng (Hons) MIMMM
Alison covers all the activities of the Roskill group including publishing, research, consultancy, and events. Alison was previously Head of Roskill Information Services and oversaw a period of significant expansion and development in the publishing business. Concurrently she was Head of Industrial Minerals research and is a leading voice in the Industrial Minerals industry and beyond. Alison’s experience in research, consultancy, publishing and business development mean that she has a breadth of wisdom and knowledge that she brings to the role of Director-Operations, as well as continuing to carry out key consultancy assignments.
Alison has 30 years’ experience of researching industrial mineral markets and supply developments. She worked on the leading trade publication, Industrial Minerals, and launched its sister commodity pricing news service. Alison worked in business development for large mineral trading and processing company, as well as operating as an independent consultant for ten years. She has edited and written reports, features and articles on many aspects of the industry She is a regular speaker at international conferences on various aspects of the minerals and metals industries.
Alison graduated from Leeds University in Mineral Engineering (B.Eng (Hons)) and is a Professional Member of the IMMM