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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


China becomes a net importer of stainless hot-rolled coil

Chinese imports of stainless steel hot-rolled coil surge as Tsingshan’s Indonesian facility continues to ramp up strongly.

By Michael Finch 21 February 2018