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Mike joined CRU Analysis in September 2015 and is the current editor of the Stainless Steel Flat Products Monitor and Stainless Steel Flat Products Market Outlook.

Before joining CRU, Mike gained experience as an exploration geologist focusing on precious and base metal mineralisation in North Africa.

Mike has worked across commodities, providing analysis on key Stainless Steel Raw Materials, including Molybdenum, Nickel, and Ferrochrome in the support of CRU’s monthly and quarterly publications.

Prior to his career at CRU, Mike completed his undergraduate studies at Cardiff University where he attained a First Class degree with Honours in Geology. He also holds an MSc in Mining Geology (Distinction) from Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter.

Articles from our industry expert


Safeguard quotas provide little support to EU stainless prices

Looser than expected provisional safeguard measures will provide little support for European prices near-term.

By Michael Finch 07 August 2018