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Michael is Head of CRU’s Wire and Cable team, and works across the full portfolio of products analysing key trends and developments in both the metallic wire and cable, and optical fibre industries.

Michael joined CRU Analysis in 2015 gaining experience across several commodities including, nickel, chrome and molybdenum. In 2017 he became editor of CRU’s Stainless Steel Flat Products Monitor and Market Outlook.

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

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Wire and cable - Q2 2020 Update

The outbreak of Covid-19 has developed into an ongoing global pandemic, with epicentres shifting from China to Europe and North America.

By Michael Finch 19 May 2020   
Topics: Covid-19, Wire and Cable

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CRU’s 5G progress tracker

Topic: Wire and Cable

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Wire and Cable – Q1 2020 Update

Topic: Wire and Cable

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

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