Kirill Kirilenko joined CRU in November 2010. He primarily covers precious metals such as Gold, Platinum and Palladium, and is an editor of Precious Metals Quarterly Industry and Market Outlooks.
Prior to CRU, Kirill worked as a Metals Analyst for GFMS, a precious metals consultancy, and for a number of other companies focusing on precious metals markets and based both in the UK and Russia, including the precious metals refiner Johnson Matthey Plc.
Kirill holds a PhD in Economics from the St. Petersburg State University for Engineering and Economics – ENGECON, Russia.
There is increased uncertainty surrounding Italian gold holdings, with the Italian government examining ways it could support its ailing economy.