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Sarah Macnaughton joined CRU in January 2012 and, after editing CRU's steel metallics and long products publications, moved to the Steel costs team in 2014. 

As the lead Steel costs analyst, Sarah is responsible for CRU's Steel Cost Service, including the monthly Steel Cost Review report, and she also contributes to the Iron Ore and Metallurgical Cost Models and Iron Ore Market Outlook.

Sarah has previously worked at major international pharmaceutical and agribusiness companies.

Prior to starting at CRU, Sarah performed research at the University of Oxford where she obtained a DPhil in Chemistry. Before this, she secured a Masters in Chemistry with Economics from the University of St Andrews.

Articles by our industry expert


Pricing behaviour and Chinese steel

When it comes to steel, China is often portrayed as the demon and this was particularly true towards end-2015 and into 2016.

By Paul Butterworth & Sarah Macnaughton 02 June 2016