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Alice joined CRU Consulting’s London Office in June 2013, and relocated to CRU’s Hong Kong office in 2016. Alice is a commodities consultant with cross-commodity knowledge and mind-set. She has advised many clients on investment strategy, corporate planning as well as supporting internal analysis.

Alice has worked across commodities, her more recent focus has been on battery metals in particular: lithium and cobalt, she also has in-depth experience across the entire steel value chain from iron ore to downstream steel products. Alice has the understanding and knows how to access the commodities market in China.

Prior to CRU Alice was a consultant specialising in financial services where she engaged in projects in risk, strategy support and operations. Alice has also interned at HM Treasury and Deutsche Bank. Alice holds an MSc in Economic History from the London School of Economics where she also received her BSc in Economics. Alice is bilingual in English and Mandarin.

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Global lithium supply exceeds expectations despite varying producer fortunes

Recent developments in mined lithium supply, at both incumbent producers and new or expanding projects, have served to reinforce the concentration of production among a...

By Alex Laugharne, Ying Dai, Rolando Lay, Amir Sabet & Alice Yu 20 April 2017