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Chris is head of the Phosphates team, which includes overseeing the full portfolio of Market Outlook, cost and multi-customer reports for phosphates.

Prior to this Chris was Fertilizer demand analyst, having joined CRU in 2014.

He has a background in agriculture and holds a BSc in Agricultural Science from the University of Adelaide. 

Articles from our industry expert


Will high-cost animal feed phosphate producers survive the cull?

Years of stagnant demand growth combined with low-cost producers aggressively targeting export markets has led to consolidation in the inorganic feed phosphates (IFP)...

By Jay Morrod & Chris Lawson 23 October 2019   
Topic: Phosphates


Bumpy roads ahead – preparing for the fertilizer conference season

Topics: , Fertilizer Week, Nitrogen, Phosphates, Potassium, Sulphur and Sulphuric Acid


North America’s ‘Fertilizer Three’ set optimistic tone for 2020… but caution is urged

Topics: Nitrogen, Phosphates, Potassium, Sulphur and Sulphuric Acid