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Matthew has over 20 years of experience working in both consulting and the global steel industry.

Prior to joining CRU in 2016, Matthew held a number of senior management positions within Tata Steel in Europe and its predecessor companies. These included Strategy Director for the Long Products Division and more recently Head of Portfolio Development across all Divisions. Matthew also spent five years living and working in France whilst working within the then Corus Rail business unit.

Since joining CRU as Head of Steel and Steel Raw Materials Consulting, he has led assignments across for a number of leading international companies within the steel value chain in Europe, China, the Middle East, Australia, Japan and SE Asia.

In 2018, Matthew moved to Singapore to head up CRU Consulting’s APAC regional teams in Sydney, Beijing, Shanghai and Singapore alongside his steel role.

Since returning to the UK at the end of 2021, Matthew works as an Associate Managing Consultant for CRU Consulting, continuing to work on and develop major client accounts throughout the steel value chain and across the globe as well as further developing CRU Consulting’s offer in this ‘space’, especially in the area of decarbonisation and related ESG matters.

Matthew has a First Class Honours degree in Engineering from Loughborough University and a post-graduate diploma in Manufacturing and Management from Cambridge University. He holds an MBA from the ENPC School of International Business, Paris. He is a Sainsbury Management Fellow.

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Articles by our industry expert


Fundamental shifts to DRI/HBI trade flows expected due to global steel decarbonisation

DRI/HBI will need to play a significant role in global steel industry decarbonisation The steel industry is an essential part of the building & infrastructure,...

10 April 2024   
Topics: Emissions, Steel, Steelmaking Raw Materials, Sustainability


How will the green steel premia be determined?

Topics: Emissions, Steel, Steelmaking Raw Materials, Sustainability


Demystifying green premia

Topic: Sustainability