Wenlin (Karen) He

Wenlin (Karen) He

Consulting Market Analyst: China

BA (Hons)

Wenlin gathers and analyses market intelligence from her native China regarding emissions legislation, policy evolution, the automotive industry, jewellery and recycling.


Wenlin also provides vital statistical analysis, modelling and “what if” scenario generation on key end-uses and recycling activities. She developed a sophisticated model on recycling, utilising distribution curves and price elasticity and is responsible for SFA’s global jewellery and Monte Carlo price simulation models.  


China has become the world's largest car consumer, as well as the largest buyer of platinum jewellery. She is also SFA’s link to China-based clients and information providers and assists with marketing activities to potential Chinese clients. Prior to joining SFA (Oxford), Wenlin read mathematics at St Hilda’s College, Oxford.


Key Assignments

  • Monitoring, gathering and analysing key automotive, jewellery and investment intelligence from China
  • Statistical modelling and estimation of the distribution of future platinum, palladium and rhodium prices
  • Responsible for SFA’s regional jewellery demand model
  • Responsible for SFA’s regional and global recycling prediction model


Qualifications

  • BA (Hons) Mathematics, St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford

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The Team

Stephen A. Forrest
Chairman, Principal Consultant & Engineer; Chairman of the Executive Committee

Beresford Clarke
Managing Director & Head of Research; Member of the Executive Committee

David Mobbs
Head of Marketing; Member of the Executive Committee

Dr Jenny Watts
Principal Analyst: Automotive Demand & Technology; Member of the Executive Committee

Samantha Trickey
Principal Analyst: Supply, Geology & Mining; Member of the Executive Committee

Dr Ralph Grimble
Principal Market Analyst: Commodities & Financial Markets; Member of the Executive Committee

Jamie Underwood
Senior Strategy Analyst: Project Consulting

Oksan Atilan
Consulting Market Analyst: Automotive Demand

Wenlin (Karen) He
Consulting Market Analyst: China

Thomas Chandler
Strategy Analyst: Project Consulting

Alex Biddle
Mining Analyst

John Miles
Associate Consultant

Elaine Forrest
Executive Company Secretary; Secretary of the Executive Committee

Andy Smith
Independent; Member of the Executive Committee

Jeremy Coombes
Independent; Member of the Executive Committee