John Mulligan

Director of Market Relations and Climate Change Lead
World Gold Council

John is Director of Market Relations and Climate Change Lead at the World Gold Council, managing its climate change research programme and its associated engagement activity with stakeholder organisations.

Additionally, John contributes to the organization’s wider insight and communication outputs. He has written extensively and comments regularly on gold market dynamics, investment strategy and sustainability issues. 

John joined the World Gold Council in early 2005, working initially on investment research and investor outreach and, later, on projects examining gold's wider socio-economic and sustainability impacts.

He has worked in or around the financial markets for over 25 years, including senior roles in business development, product management, trading systems, and market analysis. He started his career in the development and marketing of advanced computing and AI software as applied to financial market data.

Beyond gold and finance, John has also consulted on research, business analysis and knowledge management projects for a wide range of clients, from SMEs to supranational organisations.

John has degrees from the University of Sussex and Birkbeck College, University of London.