Simon Dent

Global Head Commercial

Simon is Nyrstar's Global Head Commercial and has over a decade of experience in the base metals industry.

He holds a Bachelor's degree in Asian Studies from the Australian National University and is fluent in Indonesian and Japanese.

Simon started his career in metals and chemicals trading and sales. In 2015, he joined Nyrstar as Sales Manager for Australia and New Zealand, managing the commercial sales of primary and by-products from Nyrstar's Australian operations. In 2018, he took on the role of Trader Zinc & Lead for Trafigura Group and in 2019 he was appointed Global Head Acids & Byproducts for Trafigura in Singapore. A role he continues to hold, combining it with the role of Global Head Commercial at Nyrstar from 2020.