Frank Watson

Senior Metals Analyst

Frank’s experience covering the commodities markets spans 22 years, with a particular specialism in metals, carbon and energy markets. He has worked as a senior editor for S&P Global Commodity Insights (formerly Platts) and before this, at ICIS-LOR, a part of Reed Business Information (Reed Elsevier), where he covered the petrochemicals markets from 2003 to 2005.  Earlier in his career, Frank covered precious metals, base metals and energy markets, writing for AFX News (Agence France-Presse), the English-speaking financial arm of the French state-owned news agency, AFP. He produced daily precious and base metals market reports for AFX News, focused on key market movements and the factors shaping price evolution. He holds a BA in Graphic Design with Photography from the University of Wolverhampton and an MSC in Information Systems from the University of Sheffield.