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Ksenia joined CRU Consulting in August 2013. She is a project manager at Technology Metals and Energy desk, covering a range of metals such as cobalt, lithium, nickel and manganese.

Ksenia's recent work includes assessing long-term demand for metals in electric vehicles and extensive research into cobalt, nickel and manganese chemicals supply chains, focusing on niche products such as cobalt sulphate, used in production of Li-ion batteries.

Prior to this role, Ksenia worked in the Steel team of CRU Analysis for three years. She established CRU's coverage of the CIS steelmaking sector with a particular focus on the metallics, semi-finished and finished steel markets.

Ksenia holds an MSc in Banking and Finance from Queen Mary College, University of London. Prior to this, Ksenia studied economics at Moscow University for the Humanities, Russia. Ksenia is fluent in English and Russian.

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Understanding costs of new nickel sulphate supply in South East Asia

Complex supply developments in South East Asia meant that a third party view of potential new nickel sulphate supply and its costs was essential. Our client’s strategy...

By Rebecca Gordon, Aleksandar Popovic, Alex Laugharne, Lucent Nicholson, Nikhil Shah, Ashley Wang & Ksenia von Gernet 26 February 2019   
Topics: Nickel, Technology Metals

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Cobalt Market Strategy Support

Topics: Noble Alloys and Minor Metals, Technology Metals