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Ross joined CRU as a Cost Economist in early 2018, bringing technical experience from the oil and gas industry to this critical role.

He manages CRU’s macroeconomic cost platform which covers 31 countries in-depth and is utilized in all of the cost models and cost curves that CRU provides to its clients across the metals, mining and fertilizer sectors.

Prior to joining CRU in early 2018, Ross worked as a Subsurface Consultant advising multinational oil companies on geological processes using advanced modelling software. He has also worked as a Geologist for an oil and gas operator, focussing on development geology.

Ross has an MSc in Petroleum Geoscience from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland and a BSc with Hons in Geosciences from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

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