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Justin joined CRU in 2017 and has overall responsibility for the Aluminium Raw Materials team, covering bauxite, alumina, coal tar, pitch, petroleum coke and anodes.

Prior to CRU, Justin worked for over a decade in commodity markets, with trading, research & sales roles at leading investment banks, Macquarie, BNP Paribas and CIBC, in both London and New York. Justin has a wide range of experience in non-ferrous, ferrous and precious metals, alongside oil, gas and freight.

Justin holds a BSc in Economics and Finance and an MSc in Economics and Econometrics from Bristol University.

Articles by our industry expert


Environmental tightening in China and the impact on the calcined coke market

In addition to the SO2 and dust emissions, NOx emission controls caught some merchant calciners and anode producers (with integrated calciners) off guard during recent...

By Justin Hughes 02 December 2016