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Kajal joined CRU Consulting in September 2018 and works across commodities to provide business intelligence to clients. She is also involved in graduate recruitment, and frequently represents CRU at university career events.

Kajal has a background in economics, specialising in econometric modelling and microeconomics. Prior to joining CRU, she worked as a researcher in various economics departments across Europe.

Kajal holds a MSc in Economics from University College London, a BSc (Hons) in Economics from Queen Mary University of London and has completed economics courses at University of California, Berkeley.

Articles by 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