Mark Ferguson

S&P Global

Research Director, Metals & Mining

Mark Ferguson is the Research Director for the Metals & Mining Research group at S&P Global Commodity Insights. Having worked for previous iterations of the division since 2004, he has extensive experience in producing exploration and supply-side studies and topical research for the mining sector. 

Increasingly focused on energy transition-related needs pertinent to the metals & mining sector, the Research team tracks the industry’s upstream efforts while assessing demand and price expectations for key industrial and battery metals.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology/Geography from Saint Mary’s University, and an MSc in Earth Sciences from Dalhousie University.

Sessions With Mark Ferguson

Monday, 6 March

Thursday, 9 March

  • 11:30am - 12:00pm (CST) / 09/mar/2023 05:30 pm - 09/mar/2023 06:00 pm

    Decarbonization: Learnings from the mining industry

    The mining industry has many opportunities to drive down emissions from its energy-intensive operations and supply chain. What are the miners' experiences in reducing emissions to date, for example through digital transformation and automation of operations; electrification; energy efficiency; using biofuels or other low carbon fuels in extraction; supply chain optimization including the use of blockchain applications, etc?