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Charlie Durant joined CRU in 2010. He gained an academic scholarship to study for a masters in International Business at the University of Nottingham, where he also obtained his undergraduate degree.

Charlie is a Principal Consultant in the Copper Team.  He works across various products and is the editor of the Copper Market Outlook. Charlie was previously Head of CRU’s Aluminium Downstream and Demand Team and also worked in CRU’s Thermal Coal Team.

Articles from our industry expert


Watch: Copper’s Competitive Challenge

On 10th September 2020 CRU's leading base metal experts held a thought-provoking panel discussion on the future competitiveness of copper. The copper industry needs more...

Topic: Copper


Battery metals: review of 2019 price drivers and themes for 2020

Topics: China, Copper, Nickel, Technology Metals, Wire and Cable


Global lithium demand to double by 2024

Topics: China, Technology Metals