Mark Beveridge joins Benchmark Minerals from CRU as its electric vehicle supply chain strategy division grows

Monday 28 October — London, UK–

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (Benchmark Minerals) is delighted to announce that Mark Beveridge has joined from CRU Group as a new Principle Consultant.

Mark joins Benchmark Minerals expanding division which is focused on implementing supply chain strategies for the lithium ion battery to electric vehicle (EV) supply chains for a wide range of industry participants including mining groups, battery manufacturers, automotive OEMs and governments.

Simon Moores, Managing Director at Benchmark Minerals said:

“Mark’s reputation in the commodity advisory and publishing space is second to none. Mark brings to Benchmark Minerals a wealth of experience in forecasting and advisory on commodity supply chains including nickel and cobalt.

“Mark joining us is yet another signal as to where we are as an independent price reporting agency (PRA) and market advisory business. He will be working with a truly world class team that is number one in its field.

“Despite our significant and organic growth, this is only the beginning as we continue to build our team here at Benchmark Minerals which so far includes hires from Tesla, Albemarle, SQM, Cantor Fitzgerald, Argus Media and Wood Mackenzie.

“In what has been a down market for many, we continue to grow our services and expert resource base in line with demand for our Price Assessments, Forecasting and Advisory services which all specialise in the lithium ion battery to EV supply chain”

Andy Leyland, Head of Supply Chain Strategy Division at Benchmark Minerals said:

“Having someone of Mark’s calibre join the team allows us to continue to expand our offering to those looking to invest and excel in the 21st century. This ranges from specific market due diligence projects all the way through to robust capital allocation strategies”

“As industry plans crystallise into physical projects, more and more companies are having to come to terms with the complexities of the lithium ion battery supply chain. Our Strategic Advisory services help clients to understand and mitigate these risks, benefiting from the over $600bn that has been committed so far.”

Mark Beveridge, Principal Consultant, at Benchmark Minerals said:

“I’m extremely pleased to be joining the Benchmark Minerals team at a time when they are successfully expanding the range of their services and client base.”

“I’ve followed Benchmark Minerals’ growth with interest in recent years, and it has become increasingly clear they now lead the market on insight and knowledge regarding the lithium ion battery supply chain.”

“I look forward to contributing to the company’s aims of building on its already strong position in a fast-changing market.”


Learn more about how Benchmark Minerals can help your business adjust to the evolving lithium ion battery supply chain. 

Contact: Andy Leyland on [email protected]

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