27 February - 28 February 2020
Bangkok, Thailand

Argus Asia Ferrous Conference

Your expert speakers

Ahmed Shah Firoz
former Chief Economist, Economic Research Unit, Ministry of Steel - Government of India
Ahmed Shah Firoz is a former Chief Economist at India’s Economic Research Unit at the Ministry of Steel and an expert in metals and energy. He studied Economics at Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University, attaining an MA, MPhil and PhD before moving on to study industrial development and growth, with a focus on the metal and natural resources industries. Over the past 20 years...
Ahmed Shah Firoz is a former Chief Economist at India’s Economic Research Unit at the Ministry of Steel and an expert in metals and energy. He studied Economics at Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University, attaining an MA, MPhil and PhD before moving on to study industrial development and growth, with a focus on the metal and natural resources industries. Over the past 20 years he has worked on projects involving steel, aluminium, coking and thermal coal, metallurgical coke, petroleum coke and iron ore, in an Indian and global context, including as an independent consultant for companies such as BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Posco, and with organizations such as the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations and the Federation of Indian Mineral Industries. He is a member of the Expert Group in the Indian government’s Mining 2035 project, and part of the Advisory and Governing Body of the Steel Users Federation of India. He advises the government on various policy and strategic matters related to the iron, steel, coal and related sectors, and is seen as the architect of India’s new steel policy.
Andrew Glass
Founder, Avatar Commodities
Clyde Russell
Asia Commodities & Energy Columnist, Thomson Reuters
Sun Jiansheng (Jason)
Secretary General, China Association of Metal Scrap Utilization (CAMU)
Serafino Capoferri, Commodity Strategist, Macquarie Group
Siddarth Aggarwal, Manager - Market Analysis (Iron Ore & Ferrous Trading), Anglo American
Sid has nearly 10 years’ experience in market analysis and management consulting within the global metals and mining industry. He started his career in 2009 with the UK-based CRU International as a management consultant. Sid co-founded CRU’s office in Mumbai and worked on a number of feasibility studies, mergers and acquisitions, and market forecast studies in the iron ore...
Sid has nearly 10 years’ experience in market analysis and management consulting within the global metals and mining industry. He started his career in 2009 with the UK-based CRU International as a management consultant. Sid co-founded CRU’s office in Mumbai and worked on a number of feasibility studies, mergers and acquisitions, and market forecast studies in the iron ore, steel, copper and fertiliser markets. He then moved to Singapore to join Anglo American in 2013 as an analyst on the metallurgical coal desk. He has subsequently moved within various business units and is currently the head of market analysis for iron ore and ferrous trading.
Ted O'Brien
Vice President - Asia Pacific Operations, Xcoal Energy & Resources
Yee Ho (Brian) Park, Manager, Overseas Steel Scrap Procurement Team
Tim Hard
Senior Vice President - Metals, Argus Media