Stuart Burns – Founder, Editor-at-large, MetalMiner

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Stuart has over 35 years of international metal supply experience including ten years running a metals distribution business with sales in 26 countries on five continents. He is considered an expert in global metals trading and sourcing. Stuart has developed and maintained an international network of offices, agents, inspectors and logistics subcontractors operating 24 hours a day.

Stuart has a proven track record in generating savings for clients under extremely challenging sourcing environments. His prior experience includes: Founder and CEO of Marine & Corrosion Alloys Ltd and MCA UK Ltd., Managing Director of Amari Overseas Ltd., the international trading arm of Glynwed Metal Services, the UK’s largest metals distribution group and prior to that a Senior Trader at Stemcor London, running metals trading and arbitrage.

Stuart met Lisa Reisman in 1994 when they were both trading metals. They went on to found MetalMiner together in 2004, developing innovative resources in metal price forecasting, pricing and benchmarking to help buyers optimize their metals sourcing strategy. The MetalMiner team has unrivaled metals category expertise and works with a variety of metal purchasing OEMs.

Stuart graduated with First Class Honors in Applied Science from Kingston University. He is also a graduate of Ashridge Management College’s Strategic Business Management Program and an active Alumni member.

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