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George joined CRU in 2017. He currently works in the company’s consulting division with a particular focus on battery metals, circular economy and the impacts of sustainability trends on the commodities space.

Following completion of his Masters in Materials Science, Economics and Management from Oxford University, George worked in several commercial roles in metals and energy before joining CRU as an analyst in 2017. He originally joined as the editor of CRU’s cobalt and molybdenum research, but has since also held the editorship of CRU’s lithium and battery metal reports. George has been instrumental in building out the company’s analysis across several key areas related to the green economy transition, including battery metals, rare earths, electric vehicles and the battery supply chain.

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