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​Charlie Durant joined CRU in 2010. He is a Research Manager within CRU’s Sustainability Division, providing thought leadership, insight and data on emissions, the energy transition, and the circular economy.

Charlie was previously Head of Demand and Markets Research in CRU’s Base and Battery Metals team. In this role he managed a global team of analysts, delivering world-class research on all aspects of base, battery, precious and technology metal markets.

Earlier in his career he was editor of the Copper Market Outlook, as well as Head of CRU’s Aluminium Downstream and Demand Team. Charlie also was part of a team that established CRU’s Thermal Coal market research.

He gained a Master’s in International Business at the University of Nottingham, where he also obtained his undergraduate degree.