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.
In the aftermath of the supply and demand crisis caused by Covid-19 in early 2020, the wire and cable market first stabilised in China and then in the rest of the world,...