Jorn P. de Linde was appointed to his current position following the merger between Resource Strategies Inc. and CRU in April 1996.
Based in the United States, Jorn specialises in ferroalloys-related research, with particular emphasis on silicon-based alloys and electric power, drawing on 30 years of experience. He is the principal author of CRU's Silicon Metal Market Outlook and Silicon Cost data service reports. Jorn is also a contributor to other CRU ferroalloy-related reports, including the Bulk Ferroalloys Monitor.
Jorn earned an MSc Degree in Mineral Economics from the Pennsylvania State University in the USA and holds an MBA (Siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen, Norway.
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