Paul Robinson
Group Manager, Non-Ferrous Metals, CRU Group

As Group Manager, Non-Ferrous Metals at CRU Group, Paul Robinson is responsible for a team of 45 experts focused on all aspects of the non-ferrous metals supply chains in aluminum, copper, lead, tin, zinc and precious metals. His regular portfolio of products includes: monthly market reports; short and long-term market outlooks; cost models; and supply, demand and price forecasting. His team is the largest of its kind in the world, offering truly independent advice in our dynamic market. He is a member of CRU Group’s Management Board.

He has a background in the aluminum and power sector, having worked in a number of European power markets. Immediately prior to joining CRU, he worked in Finland as a Deputy Chairman and Board Director at Atro Oy and as a Senior Manager for Nordic Energy Oy. Nordic Energy specialized in the trading, generation and wholesale supply of energy in the Nordic region.

Mr Robinson’s experience covers a range of business issues from asset management, including acquisition, integration and disposal. He has also focused on wholesale and structured product development, long-term strategic planning and price forecasting. He has worked across a range of commodity sectors, including alumina, aluminum, copper energy, most other LME metals and minor metals such as vanadium and cobalt.