Chris Berry

Chris Berry

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Chris Berry is the Founder and President of House Mountain Partners. Since 2009, he has been an independent analyst specializing on energy metals supply chains including lithium, cobalt, graphite, nickel, copper, vanadium, and rare earths. He provides strategic insights to asset managers, banks, and corporates, focusing on how disruptive trends in energy, strategic metals, and technology create opportunities. Before this, Berry gained 12 years of extensive experience on both the buy side and sell side of the capital markets. He has traveled and performed economic analysis of metals deposits on six continents.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • traditional supply, demand and pricing analysis
  • push and pull between the new and old economy dynamics 
  • how battery metals will play an increasingly strategic role in geopolitical and supply chain realignment
  • how energy metals supply chains are evolving to create opportunities and threats during the energy transition in the coming decades


  • Berry provides unique insights around raw material supply chain dynamics to multiple media outlets.
  • He has been featured in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, NPR, the South China Morning Post and CNN International.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.