Investment Strategy

Drakewood are commodity investment specialists with both physical metal and investment fund strategies.

Industrial Strategy – Metals Fabrication

Building a global player in Copper and Aluminium fabrication.

Prospect Metals Futures Strategy

Prospect strategy trades metals futures based on a fundamental view of markets.

Global coverage – LME, COMEX, SGX.

Available via Fund or Managed Account.

Our investment team


Ian Scarlett

Ian has extensive metal and fabrication industry relationships.

30 years metals procurement & hedging experience for the copper industry with Luvata, Outokumpu Copper, Trafigura, Emetra and BICC Cables.

Member of the LME Physical Markets & Copper Committee; Chairman of the Copper Committee & Advisory Committee for International Wrought Copper Council (IWCC).

Richard Ros

Richard manages the Finance function, partnering with the CEO and Treasury. Provides operational and analytical support as part of the M&A team.

2012-2017: VP Finance, Luvata.

2009-2012: PWC, Ernst & Young.

Previously STMicroelectronics, Dassault Aviation.

Stephen Drew

Stephen has had a long career in the specialist copper tube fabrication industry.

Previously VP Sales and Marketing at Drawn Metal Tube Company and Linderme.

Led management team takeover of Small Tube Products business and three subsequent acquisitions that brought Small Tube Products operation to number one in market share.


Greg Buechele


Greg, based in New York, brings specific and deep experience trading metals across the commodities spectrum with particular interest in the precious metals markets and private commodity financing structures.

Tim Watkin

Tim looks across all the asset markets and brings a multi-asset perspective.

Tim follows the metals future markets and has special interest with how the Foreign Exchange and Macroeconomic outlook in other markets is affecting the outlook for metals.

Joel Parsons

Joel has more than 10 years experience of commodity sales and M&A transactions across iron ore, metals, energy and chemicals. Deep relationships across the iron ore supply chain including miners, traders and price reporting agencies.

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