Laima Balse has joined the Multi Commodity team as a Senior Consultant to support CRU's partnership with Fitch Ratings.
Laima joined CRU Group in 2013 as a data manager in the fertilizers team, and brings substantial data analysis and cost modelling skills to the new role. Laima takes responsibility for the content delivered to Fitch Ratings every month and also seeks to improve the efficiency of associated data processes both internally across CRU and from CRU to Fitch.
Prior CRU, Laima was with Metal Bulletin Research for over two years, where she focused on metals and mining, and oil and gas research.
Laima graduated from Vilnius University with BSc (1st class equivalent) and MSc degrees in Mathematics.