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​Chris is Head of Fertilizers, leading a global and market leading team of 30 analysts and reporters. He oversees the Fertilizers business unit and is responsible for the full portfolio of fertilizer pricing, market outlook and cost/emissions services. He regularly speaks at conferences and client events on fertilizers, agriculture and the energy transition. 

Prior to his current role, Chris was Head of Phosphates and the team fertilizer demand analyst/agricultural economist. He joined CRU in 2014.

He has a background in agriculture and holds a Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Science) from the University of Adelaide. He is based in New York City. 

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Fertilizer on the ground


Is green hydrogen development nearing its ‘messy middle’?

CRU recently attended the Hydrogen Americas summit in Washington DC. This Insight highlights our observations from the event. Analogies such as ‘carrot and stick’ and...

27 October 2023


Outlook for 2023

Topics: Economics, Steel, Sustainability


CRU Fertilizers – Top Ten Calls of 2023

Topics: Fertilizer Week, Nitrogen, Phosphates, Potassium, Russia-Ukraine war, Sulphur and Sulphuric Acid