James has 19 years experience in the steel industry and joined CRU in 2017. Previously, James worked for Tata Steel where he fulfilled a number of commercial roles in the UK and the Netherlands, including in the marketing function working in the market strategy and pricing teams.
Industry experience includes managing industry analysis, price policy and price forecasting processes. In his current role he leads CRU's analysis of the Steel Long Products Market Outlook and the Steel Long Products Monitor.
He has a BSc (Hons) in Applied Chemistry from Aston University and a PhD in Supramolecular Chemistry from the University of Birmingham, in the UK