Anthony (Tony) Lea

President: International Copper Association (ICA), New York

Tony is President of the International Copper Association (ICA) New York. He has management responsibility for all aspects of the organization, including oversight of the global operations of the extended Copper Alliance across six continents.

His position provides Tony with an excellent perspective on the challenges faced in the end-use markets for copper, and the conduct of programs to develop and defend copper use. Tony holds an MBA from Warwick Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Imperial College of Science and Technology, both within the United Kingdom.

Colin Bennett

Global Manager Market Analysis and Outreach, International Copper Association

A global spokesperson for ICA, Colin is responsible for leading its Market Analysis and Outreach initiative, establishing market intelligence and strategic direction, and managing day-to-day outreach to market commentators in all world regions.

Colin has been in the field of market analysis for most of his career, a specialism he turned to after working at Public Relations firm Hill+Knowlton Strategies. Before joining ICA, Colin worked at the super-brand company Mintel as Senior Financial Markets Analyst, providing world-leading market intelligence reports. Through the Market Research Society of Great Britain, Colin maintains and improves his specialist skillset.

Keith M. Miller

Business Director, The Martec Group

Keith Miller is a Business Director with The Martec Group. Keith has over 21 years of experience in industrial market research. He has a wealth of knowledge in market analysis, financial analysis, technology assessments and advanced manufacturing systems. Keith has served clients across a broad portfolio of industries, including automotive, aerospace, biopharma, advanced materials, specialty chemicals, electronics, metals, building materials and packaging.

In addition, Keith is one of the practice leaders in Martec’s Automotive/Transportation sector. His work has extended into automotive components, advanced powertrain, electronics, advanced materials, regulations, reman components, supplier evaluation, emerging vehicle technologies, and examining optimal value chains and business plan development for such technologies. He holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration and Master’s of Science in Finance from Walsh College.

Paul Dewison

Managing Director: MetalsPlus Research & Consulting

Paul Dewison is a leading base metals industry consultant, focussing in particular on copper and on downstream markets. He has worked for leading metals consultancies CRU, Brook Hunt, SNL Metals & Mining and BME. In May 2015, Paul formed the company MetalsPlus Research & Consulting. He is best known for his highly granular metals end use research for the International Copper Association and others, mainly on a single client basis.

Wang Yadong

Founder/CEO of Shanghai MarchWIN Consulting Co., Ltd

Wang Yadong is the Founder and CEO of Shanghai MarchWIN Consulting Co., Ltd. since 2002. He has enriched knowledge and experiences in leading market research and analysis of various industries, such as electrical product, home appliances etc. Before establishing MarchWIN, Mr. Wang was investment manager of Internet Startup in Beijing. Mr. Wang Yadong has a bachelor degree in Master of Engineering from Northwestern Polytechnical University and also a MBA degree from National University of Singapore.

Steve Kukoda

Vice President/Executive Director, International Copper Association

Steve Kukoda joined the International Copper Association (ICA) in 2004 and is currently the organization’s Vice President/Executive Director. He develops and maintains relationships with organizations external to the copper industry, including governments, intergovernmental organizations, the United Nations, foundations, and more. Steve is also responsible for increasing the association’s membership base, which currently represents a majority of world copper output, and ensuring ICA’s existing membership base and external partners continue to see value in the organization. With over 30 years’ experience, Steve has held a number of positions for different industries in the fields of communications and public/investor relations.

Fleming Voetmann

ICA’s Vice President of Public Affairs

Fleming Voetmann is ICA’s Vice President of Public Affairs. He has led ICA’s global Public Affairs and Communication activities since June 2016, including ICA’s portfolio of Health and Environmental issues and its sustainability agenda. Fleming’s team represents the interests of the copper industry in political centers such as Washington D.C., Brussels and Beijing.

Prior to joining ICA, Fleming was Head of Public Affairs and Sustainability at Danfoss, a leading company within innovative and energy efficient solutions for heating and cooling, and Director of Public Affairs and Media Relations at Novozymes, a global leader within biotech.

Fleming holds an MA in communication from Roskilde University, Denmark, is an Executive Scholar from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and holds an Executive Certificate in Strategy and Innovation from MIT.

Richard XU

Regional Director of Asia, International Copper Association

Richard Xu is the Regional Director of Asia for the International Copper Association. Over the past 13 years, together with his team, he has developed effective strategic planning and management systems, which defend and grow copper applications in a variety of end-use markets. Prior to joining ICA, Richard held senior positions in the USA, Hong Kong and mainland China, with varied industry backgrounds including IT, telecommunications, and hotel and casino financing and management. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in International Finance and Economics from Cornell University in New York after studying Biology and Chemistry for two years at Peking Union Medical College in Beijing, China.