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Paul joined CRU in 2012 and has overall responsibility for CRU's analysis of the steel raw materials markets, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, metallurgical coke and ferroalloys. 

Paul is also responsible for Steel cost services, which currently include a comprehensive suite of cost models covering iron ore mining, coal mining, steelmaking and ferroalloys operations worldwide.

Paul has 23 years' experience in the steel industry, having worked for Tata Steel, Corus, British Steel and the International Iron and Steel Institute (now the WorldSteel Association) in a range of strategic, business development, planning and technical roles.

Paul holds an MBA from Warwick Business School, a Ph.D in Theoretical Chemistry and a BSc. Honours Chemistry degree from Manchester University. He is a Chartered Chemist and Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (CChem MRSC).

Articles from our industry expert

Insight

The real cost of CO2 to European steel

In recent months we have seen British Steel in the UK go into administration and ArcelorMittal make cutbacks to European production targets.

By Paul Butterworth 24 July 2019   
Topic: Steel

Seminar

Singapore Mining and Metals Briefing

Topics: Aluminium, Aluminium Raw Materials, Coal, Copper, Lead, Nickel, Steel, Steelmaking Raw Materials, Technology Metals, Zinc