Andrew is CRU's lead analyst of iron ore mining cost research, based in Sydney. He has responsibility for CRU's Iron Ore Cost Model and also contributes to modelling and research within the broader steel raw materials team.
Prior to joining CRU in 2018, Andrew managed global iron ore spot sales (physical and derivatives) for BHP Billiton Marketing AG in Singapore. Before moving into this role, Andrew was part of BHP’s Technical Marketing team for four years where he focussed on Value In Use (VIU) modelling and analysis of technical challenges and opportunities in the iron ore market to inform marketing strategy and resource planning.
Andrew holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering and combined Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Hons.) and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the University of Sydney.
On 25 January 2019 it happened again. Just three years and two months after Samarco’s tailings dam failed, the world’s largest iron ore producer, Vale, saw one of its...