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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. 

Articles from our industry expert


Fertilizer M&A deals spring to life

After years of supressed deal flow and merger & acquisition (M&A) activity, fertilizer companies are now seeing a flurry of transactions. Vastly improved cashflow...

11 April 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