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Rebecca joined CRU Consulting in 1995 and has managed many customer projects across a broad range of metals and subjects. From 2004 to 2007, Rebecca was Practice Area Leader for the Performance Improvement Practice and in particular developed this business in South America.

Between 2007 and 2010, Rebecca spent time as Head of Business Development within CRU focusing on internal improvement projects, including introducing an internal investment approvals process. In 2010, Rebecca returned to CRU Consulting and has taken charge of the group's strategy team.

Rebecca has managed a wide variety of projects such as corporate planning reviews, management training workshops, projects on the implementation of maintenance outsourcing and value-based management key performance indicators. Rebecca is an expert on the labour related aspects of performance improvement. The project teams for these projects have included many external consultancies and subcontractors requiring a high degree of project management expertise. Rebecca has also provided strategic consultancy to customers, including acquisition and disposal recommendations on assets in India, China and Australia and metal purchasing advice for an automotive supplier.

Rebecca holds both an MA and an MEng in production engineering from Cambridge University and an MBA from IMD, Switzerland. She is fluent in French and has conversational German and Spanish.

Speaking engagements

Batteries 2017 – Nice Acropolis, France 3-6 October 2017

CRU Ferroalloys Conference – Scottsdale, AZ, USA 22-24 October 2017

Articles from our industry expert


With cobalt from the DRC rising, tracing the source is vital – could Blockchain tech be the solution?

Cobalt demand has grown by 21% between 2016 and 2018 and CRU forecasts that it will increase a further 55% out to 2023, due to the increasing uptake of electric vehicles. ...

By Kajal Kumar, Rebecca Gordon & George Heppel 27 March 2019   
Topic: Noble Alloys and Minor Metals

Case study

Evaluation of global nickel resources

Topics: Nickel, Stainless Steel