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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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Case study

Cobalt Market Strategy Support

Chemaf, a mining company with an operating copper and cobalt mine located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, was interested in better understanding the potential...

By Ksenia von Gernet, Rebecca Gordon & Ying Dai 08 August 2017