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Helen O'Cleary has been working in the metals industry for more than twenty years.

She spent 15 years as a physical base metals trader and gained experience across a wide range of metals (tin, lead, zinc and aluminium).

Since joining CRU in 2011, Helen has focused on zinc market analysis, with editorial responsibility for the company’s Zinc Monitor. In the second half of 2019 she also became Editor of the Zinc Market Outlook, with responsibility for delivering CRU’s zinc market forecasts.

Articles from our industry expert


Chinese zinc smelters agree move to increase revenues

A meeting was held in Baoji in Shaanxi province on 28 June 2018, attended by forty-eight mining and metals companies, including lead & zinc miners and smelters.

By Dina Yu & Helen O'Cleary 09 July 2018   
Topics: Lead, Zinc


How Trump’s latest trade war moves will hit galvanisers

Topics: Steel, Steelmaking Raw Materials, Zinc