Frank is the head of Vale’s Market Intelligence for Base Metals. Vale is one of the largest metals & mining companies in the world. Vale conducts operations through four principal business segment: Ferrous Minerals, Base Metals, Coal and Logistics Infrastructure. Vale’s Base Metals business is the leading producer of nickel and a significant producer of copper and cobalt. Vale’s nickel products are well suited for the growing battery segment with some volume already used by the market, while Vale is one of the largest producers of cobalt outside of Africa.