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Karan joined CRU’s London office in September 2021 and is a Research Analyst in the Multi-Commodity team, where he works across the business groups on a variety of projects, while focusing on data quality.

Karan joined CRU following his graduation from UCL after studying Classics. Prior to this, Karan had experience in the commodities space during his time at university, having twice worked at Metals Focus, a leading independent precious metals research consultancy, and at Group Sopex, a soft-commodities trading firm.

While focused on emissions – particularly in the steel industry – and working with clients on data quality across CRU’s products, Karan has also worked on projects in the value creation, base metals and aluminium teams looking at topics such as cost overruns and sustaining capex in the copper industry and creating tools for modelling power usage in key geographies.

Karan has represented CRU at both the World Aluminium Conference in London and the SMU Steel Summit in Atlanta.